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Borscht: ready to eat

Borscht Borscht Borscht Borscht

If there is one item that puts Ukrainian cookery on the map of International Yum, that would be borscht.  I would love to tell you that there are poems and songs written about it, borscht cook-offs and Borschtfests are held around the world, but, sadly, I can’t report any of this; apparently the rest of […]

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Cheese Swirls: meat, eggs and cheese filling

Cheese Swirls: One Dough, Two Fillers

Here are just two wonderful renditions of the no-fail party snacks: one savory, one sweet.  Fillings are not set in stone, naturally. Feel free to offer your own. The main focus here is the versatile and delicious flaky cheese-based dough.  It’s so easy to make, it’s almost ridiculous.  Because the dough is not sweetened at […]

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Summer Squash Two Ways

Squashed Under Zucchini? Deal With It!

Are you sick of the squash yet? You know what I am talking about — the abundant never-ending crop of zucchini and yellow crook-necks have most certainly made it to your kitchen by hook or by crook.  If you didn’t plant it this year — I didn’t — one or more of your neighbors or […]

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Curried Tater Top Meatloaf

Curried Tater Top Meatloaf

Don’t get me wrong. At 5 o’clock I was still convinced we were having a leftover night.  We had plenty of leftovers to deal with, all good ones.  All I had to do was get off the couch where I was comfortably settled with my new quilting project, head to the kitchen and reheat a […]

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Glorified Leftovers: Meaty Pies

Leftovers Glorified: Meaty Pies

If you ever cooked a large hunk of meat, say, pot roast, picnic pork, leg of lamb, the abominable Thanksgiving turkey, or chicken, you probably have experienced the big feast aftermath syndrome.  Doesn’t ring the bell?  Well… you cook that beautiful cut of meat, you feed everyone until their are full to the brim, and then… and then […]

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Confit Byaldi by Thomas Keller, also known as Ratatouille from Pixar's animated movie

A Fairy Tale Dish Worthy Of Your Table

A quick post today, a tribute to a great chef and a great movie that connected through food. I encountered this recipe some time after I saw Pixar’s movie Ratatouille.  Naturally, there was a lot of interested in the dish due to the movie’s success, so the recipe was published by several independent sources, The New […]

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Mushroom Pie WIth Egg

Form vs Content: Mushroom Pie With Egg

Aaaah, the good ‘ole form vs content dilemma, old as this world, much discussed by artists, philosophers and critics alike. What do these things mean to us, and how do they operate in our daily lives? Are they important? If so, why? If not, why not?  Since we are dabbling in culinary arts here (as humbly as […]

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