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Arugula, Roasted Peppers and Feta Salad

Salad Challenge, Day 5: Arugula, Roasted Peppers and Feta

A few days ago I decided to dive head first into a thirty-salads-in-thirty-days-adventure.  I find that my salad repertoire, however tasty, is always rotating around same basic things, so current challenge, in part, is an exercise in beefing up my salad portfolio.  Vegetables are at their peak right now, so what can be better than […]

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Ham omelette with vegetables, feta and fresh herbs

Ham Omelette with Vegetables, Feta and Herbs

I like omelettes. Plain ones, vegetable ones, Greek ones, ham ones, cheese ones, mushroom ones…  I like them mostly when they are prepared for me, not by me.  But there are exceptions.  For example, this morning.  I slept plenty of hours, there was no place I had to be by 8 a.m, no rush to […]

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Just Visiting… Somali Food Saves Friday Dinner

Don’t you just love it when everything comes together and works out as if it were planned?  That’s how I felt today when (as usual at the end of the week) I was stuck with only a handful of things left in the fridge and not a whole lot of time and energy to put […]

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Cajun Style Chicken

This is one of our favorite dinner dishes.  It seems like a million years ago now, I was looking for something easy for dinner and found  this recipe.  I cannot, for the life of me, remember now where I found it, but we loved it so much that for a while there, I cooked it […]

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The Great Turkey Challenge, Day Four: Curried Turkey & Asparagus Salad

Today is the fourth, and final (hurray!!!) day of the Turkey Challenge. By now I am pretty sick of turkey, as you may have correctly guessed, so I was searching for something truly special and different.  I was lucky to have a few stalks of asparagus left, so I figured it won’t hurt if I […]

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Sweet summers of my childhood… Windows wide open day and night, you can see and hear everyone in our courtyard.  Tidy neighbor lady has already washed a truckload of family laundry, and bright white sheets are stretched on ropes for drying outside our kitchen window… Life is good, life is lazy, and I can smell what everyone’s […]

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