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Putting together Spinach & Pumpkin Seed Pesto Pasta Bowl

Spinach & Pumpkin Seed Pesto Chicken Pasta Bowl

There are dishes that appear to be very complicated, while they are not.  As it was the case with my last night’s dinner, whose labor-to-yum ratio is extremely favorable.  The whole meal start-to-finish took about 20 minutes to put together.  It’s robust, bright in both color and flavor and irresistibly good looking.  The secret is […]

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Cranberry Kissel

From Russia With Love: Making Kissel

My daughter had her semi-annual bout of stomach bug a few weeks back.  Typically I have a few batches of curative bone broth on hand, which is, I hope you agree, a much nicer alternative to [doctor recommended — shudder!] sports drinks, juices and pharmaceutical electrolyte junkstuffs.  But my kid for some reason lost all […]

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Lazy Dinner -- Chicken sauteed with vegetables and pickled lemons

How To Be Lazy About Cooking And Still Make Dinner

I remember when those long titles were popular They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? or How to Win Friends and Influence People or How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying… You get the point, don’t you? Today is my turn for a short post with one of those long titles.

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The Pyramid Cake -- do you dare?

Eat Like An Egyptian… The Enigmatic Pyramid Cake

Ages ago, when we had almost unlimited time on our hands and the living was easy, a friend suggested this recipe to me as “quick and simple, but very impressive”.  I trusted her awesome baking skills and made an attempt at one first chance I got — someone’s birthday was just around the corner, and […]

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