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Colcannon

Colcannon

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

I decided to prepare Colcannon for St. Patrick’s Day this year based on what 53% of my ancestors may likely have eaten. Fifty-three percent of my Irish ancestors, that is, according to my Ancestry.com DNA.

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Chicken & Mushrooms with Marsala Sauce on Poppy Seed Roll

Chicken, Mushrooms with Marsala Sauce on Poppyseed Roll

The predicted up to twenty-four inches of snow in my part of the Philadelphia region arrived with white ice and fierce winds rhythmically beating against the windows through dawn.  

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Spicy Lemongrass Shrimp & how to prepare lemongrass

Spicy Lemongrass Shrimp

You can prepare this delicious Thai-inspired Spicy Lemongrass Shrimp in around a half hour.

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Parsnip and Thyme Bread, The Cottage Cooking Club

Parsnip and Snip Bread

Last month, Andrea of the Kitchen Lioness, aka fearless leader of The Cottage Cooking Club announced a 6-month reunion of sorts.

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Watercress, Cucumber, Asparagus Salad, Dijon Vinaigrette with Tarragon

Watercress, Cucumber, Asparagus Salad, Dijon Vinaigrette with Tarragon

In these east coast parts, sunshine and uncommonly warm temperatures provided for lots of fresh air and outdoor activity over the long weekend. In my case, it also sharpened the senses for a fresh mix of green veg.

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Wiener Schnitzel, an Austrian Family Favorite with Dietmar Kohler

Wiener Schnitzel with Roasted Potatoes and Salad

Butter and goose fat spooned generously into the hot pan rapidly transforms from clear shiny gloss to a frothy sizzling foam, Dietmar Kohler gently places in two breaded cutlets and begins frying.

With focused dexterity, he uses a simple salad fork serving as his guide while maneuvering the pan, tilting the cutlets up the sides gently ‘bathing’ the tops, until the outer crust evenly bubbles up to a crisp, golden browned color, the first batch of his signature dish, Wiener Schnitzel. 

 

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Homemade Hummus

Homemade Hummus

A few weekends ago the weather reports indicated snow, maybe even an ice storm, so I decided to defrost the lamb roast carefully wrapped in my freezer whose intent upon purchasing was to prepare it for the annual snow gathering with our next door neighbors. Still finding a bit of humor in it, we’ve kept up this snow storm tradition of dinner at my house, for now, twenty-three years.

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Easy Curried Noodles, Fresh Green Herbs

Easy Curried Noodles with Fresh Green Herbs

January always seems to be a month of imagination, an illusion that at the precise moment the holiday festivities have passed that there will be enough free time to fill an ocean.  A phrase evolved as common as a holiday greeting, everyone seems to be looking towards catching up’ after the holidays.  Many of us say it, with full intent and sincerity.

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Twenty- Minute Tilapia Tacos

Tilapia Taco

Yes. I know it’s not Tuesday, Taco Tuesday that is, but it has been a grueling week and I happened onto this Twenty- Minute Tilapia Taco photograph and recipe in my drafts box through a current series of events.

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Sunitha’s Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani

Sunitha’s Chicken Biryani. Our first draft began just before Diwali last November, passed along to me by Jen, the editor of our area “Blue Bell’s Finest” magazine.

Shortly following the grand Diwali “Festival of Lights” Party of the Indian Community within our development, Sunitha and I then began our journey together observing, preparing, unraveling, and writing the recipe on one of the world’s most complex culinary preparations, Biryani. This particular Chicken Biryani recipe, that of Sunitha’s family.

Sunitha arranging spices for grinding

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