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Asparagus Fontina/Gruyere Tart

By Cat, April 4, 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I found this recipe in our Daily Inter Lake newspaper, where a photo of the tart (2) really set my mouth to watering. The recipe is originally adapted by Susan … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Dutch Baby

By Cat, Mar 25, 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I used to have Apple Dutch Baby at a small restaurant on the 2nd floor of Portland’s Galleria building, back in “the day” (1980s), but I’ve since forgot about that … Continue reading

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Sweet & Spicy Roasted Nuts 

By Cat, Nov 2007 (recipe originally part of Soaking & Sprouting, etc.: Nuts and Seeds article) (Photo right, from Wikimedia Commons, originally by Sage Ross) I love walnuts, almonds, cashews and pecans, and am happy to eat them plain. But sometimes you want … Continue reading

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Green Beans with Caramelized Pecans

By Cat, Nov 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I just got some pecans from a Texas friend, so decided to try this recipe to accompany my Thanksgiving Game Hen. Pecans are just about my favorite nuts, and I love … Continue reading

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Mediterranean-Style Harissa-Spiced Cod with Polenta, with Fennel-Orange Salad

by Cat, October 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) As a person of Scandinavian descent, I love cod (and lutefisk made from cod). My usual way to prepare this fish is to bake it with butter, dill, salt and pepper … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Beet Quick Bread

By Cat, Sept 7, 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) My birthday is just a few days away and I’ve been thinking about what kind of treat to make for myself. Then I saw this recipe in our daily newspaper, … 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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Green Spring Pilaf

By Cat, Mar 30, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I used to eat a lot of rice, especially as risotto, but then cut way back after learning that rice, especially brown rice, is heavily contaminated with arsenic, which is a … 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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Caribbean Chicken, with Orange & Rum Sauce

By Cat, February 25, 2017 (photos, right and below, from Wikimedia Commons (2)) I’ve not yet tested this chicken recipe, but the combination of flavors promises to be delicious. First you prepare, stuff and fry the cutlets, then bake them. … Continue reading

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