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On No Kyauk Swe

Sometimes I’ll just be sitting there, minding my business, when the thought of a food item or recipe will explode, fully formed, in my consciousness.  Does that ever happen to you?  No–just me?  Whatever.  Sometimes it’s a dish I had … Continue reading

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Orange-Rosemary Glazed Salmon

  I’ve talked before about my love of salmon.  Here, here, and here are some of my other favorite ways to prepare it.  This one is going on the list.  This one is definitely going on the list. I found the recipe … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Tart with Raspberry Sauce

Not really a cheesecake, but cheesecake-like, this amazingly rich and delicious dessert is a real show-stopper.  I like it best the way the original recipe appeared in Bon Appétit a few years back, with an amazing cranberry and port wine … Continue reading

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Pasta Estivi

  From my venerable old 1983 cookbook, Beard on Pasta, by James Beard.  Makes a great summer meal. Here is the recipe in James Beard’s words, with my changes in parentheses.  Not saying that I know better than James Beard, but … Continue reading

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Roasted Lemon and Tomato Salad

I guess if I could only have one flavor, one taste, for the rest of my life, I would choose lemons.  Lemons are as comfortable in sweet dishes as they are in savory dishes. This is the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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Green Salsa–a jalapeño emulsion

    A couple of years ago, I wrote about my three favorite homemade salsas.  Now, thanks to my son Bryan, I’m about to add another to that list. When he still lived in Texas, Bryan became pretty much addicted to … Continue reading

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Mango Cayenne Ice Cream

    I’m all about the ice cream.  If I could live in a relatively healthful manner and just eat ice cream, that would be my idea of heaven. I used to like savory food more than sweet, but as … Continue reading

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Soooooup

  As the result of a totally new and completely unexpected bout with extremely painful TMJ dysfunction, I’ve been eating soup.  A lot of soup.  More soup than I ever thought I’d eat in a month.  My jaw pain has … Continue reading

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Easy Tomato Basil Soup

  Y’all are going to be really happy with me for sharing this with you. For years now, I’ve been making a really delicious tomato soup, that was all kinds of trouble but it was worth it.  It involved fresh … Continue reading

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Pumpkin “Brownies”

  Because ’tis the season for pumpkin, I’m resurrecting an older post.  Actually, this recipe was on this blog within a post that had several recipes in it, but I felt it deserved its own post, since these are just … Continue reading

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