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Lamb Tagine With Green Olives & Pickled Lemons

Lamb Tagine With Green Olives & Pickled Lemons

As you may already know from my previous post, I had a bit of a lamb surplus this week. Since we are counting carbs, making our family’s favorite  — plov  — is out of question, so I had to come up with something else.  Being in the middle of clay pot cooking streak, I wanted to […]

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Stuffed Lamb Rolls From Abruzzo

Trying Something Different: Stuffed Lamb Rolls

In search of some new ways of using lamb — we had a surplus of it this week — I found a neat recipe here. It seemed fairly straight-forward and sounded very promising, although no picture was provided. Who posts recipes without pictures these days, I wonder.  In hindsight, I probably shouldn’t have attempted it […]

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Beef Short Ribs in A Clay Pot

Effortless: Beef Short Ribs In A Clay Pot

Today is going to be just a quick post. No nostalgic ramblings, no gastronomical musings, no pseudo-scientific reports.  This dish is effortless.  I did no research, no recipe comparison, no option evaluation. All I did was — chop and load, chop and load. Shocked? Me, too!

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Spanich Sausage & Lentil Soup

Happy Comebacks. Cooking in a clay pot.

To celebrate the last day of the National Soup Month, I made this quick and easy Spanish Sausage & Lentil soup. I’ve made it before several times.  The major difference this time — I tried it in a clay pot (bean pot). This beautiful Italian bean pot has been sitting idly in my cabinet for […]

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Focaccia fresh out of the oven

Making Focaccia — A Sure Fire Crowdpleaser

This post have been submitted to YeastSpotting As you already know, about a month ago, I have entered a bread-making phase of my life. I now own more than enough books on bread making than I care to admit, and aside from some fascinating Sitchin’s books, those are now a part of my nightly reading. […]

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A much simpler version of Ratatouille

That French Eggplant Thing…

Everyone has seen the movie Ratatouille a few years back and applauded the gorgeous layered vegetable dish the little rodent protagonist concocted to sweep a picky food critic off his feet.  I am sure that some of you already know that the dish featured in the cute animated film was actually not a ratatouille, but […]

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Salmon and vegetables arranged on a baking tray

Simple Baked Salmon Dinner

There are some nights when you just want something quiet and homey for dinner. Nothing fancy or particularly elaborate, and nothing that requires your constant presence in the kitchen.  Tonight is the night.  Easy does it, and turns out easy it perfectly acceptable on a Friday night after a busy week. This dinner makes me […]

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