Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Neighborhood Table: Middle Eastern Feast

It’s been quite awhile since the last installment of The Neighborhood Table and it feels like ages since it was my turn. I went with a Middle Eastern theme last week and got completely absorbed in all the wonderful delicacies … Continue reading

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Oh Larb, I Love You

It’s true. I love Larb, Laarb, Lap. A few years ago, I went to visit my little brother while he was living and working in Cambodia. It was right after I finished graduate school so I had some serious time … Continue reading

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Wild Rice, Mushroom, and Bacon Soup

Over the holidays there were oh so many gatherings. I made so many pies, tarts, cookies, and pastries that I started craving soups and salads left and right. A few of us gathered to watch holiday movies and I decided … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mousse Pie with Caramelized Bananas and Salted Peanuts (and Graham Cracker Crust)

This was my back up pie for Pie Night: the one without much experimenting, no oven space required, and who doesn’t love peanut, banana, chocolate combo really? Turned out it was all I could have hoped for: rich but not … Continue reading

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Holiday Fruit Crisp, all year ’round

When I was a child, we had a cookbook called “Super Heroes Super Healthy Cookbook”. The best recipe in the book is “Flash’s Quick Apple Crisp”. Oh yes it’s delicious. It’s also often my inspiration for the various crisps I … Continue reading

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Best Turkey Stock

Or… the cure for what ails you. I came home from a lovely and long trip to Mexico with a nasty cold. Usually, at the first sign of a cold I make ginger tea, drink broth, and go to bed. … Continue reading

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