Category Archives: Baked

Sockeye Salad, with Apple and Goat Cheese

By Cat, June 20, 2017 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons (3)) I stopped by the local fish-counter to buy some Bristol Bay sockeye salmon today, and there was a recipe card for a salad (1). I always eagerly await the … Continue reading

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Ciabatta Integrale (Partially Whole Grain Italian Slipper Bread)

By Cat, July 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Compare two recipes; 2. Ciabatta Integrale ingredients for 2 loaves; 3. Ciabatta Integrale recipe for 1 test loaf (includes instructions); 4. Cat’s testing of recipe; 5. What’s next. See also: 1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. Ciabatta Integrale, with … Continue reading

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Austrian Sachertorte

By Cat, May 27, 3017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) My first exposure to a real chocolate torte was the famous Austrian Sachertorte, from the Hotel Sacher in Vienna (photo, right). After a good friend spent her honeymoon in Europe, a package arrived on my doorstep … Continue reading

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Potatoes (About)

By Cat, May 3, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) True potatoes (as opposed to sweet potatoes or yams, are members of the nightshade (Solanaceae) family, and come in many colors of peel, and some, like the purple potato may also have … Continue reading

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Baked Cod or Salmon With Capers and Olives

By Cat, April 27, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love using capers and olives for flavor and texture, and fish is my favorite meat, and this recipe includes all of these! The original recipe includes a long list … Continue reading

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Andalucian Asparagus

By Cat, April 27, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Andalusia is the most southern part of Spain, notable for tapas – a broad selection of appetizers or ‘small plates’ – and fish/seafood. This dish is an example of a … Continue reading

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Chicken, with dried plums & peppers, Creole-style

By Cat, April 1, 1917 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) One of the odd things I truly love, is using fruit in a main dish, and this recipe is a prime example. Plums are a very healthful food with additional … Continue reading

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Sweet potato medallions, chickpea and greens salad

By Cat, April 1, 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Always on the lookout for something new and different to fix for dinner, I was intrigued by this recipe when I saw it featured in our local paper, the Daily … Continue reading

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Pastel de Nata (Portugese Custard Tart)

By Cat, March 2017 (Image, right, from Viking River Cruises, cropped) I’d never heard of this tiny treat until I got the newsletter from Viking River Cruises that included this recipe. But I’ve long been a fan of anything custard. … Continue reading

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Baked Catfish

By Cat, March 2017 (Photo, right, from American Feast (1)) I usually fry my catfish in a little bit of coconut milk or lard on stovetop, but frying has disadvantages because of the Maillard reaction, a chemical reaction between amino acids and reducing sugars that gives browned … Continue reading

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