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Grilled Vegetable Tostada with Mole Sauce (and Optional Shredded Chicken)

By Cat, July 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I have loved mole sauce ever since I discovered it at a new restaurant in my old Portland neighborhood, in the early 1990s: Santa Fe Restaurant. In general I don’t eat much Mexican … Continue reading

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Asian Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

By Cat, Oct 2015 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Asian Foods Menu; 3. Brining Chicken This recipe is touted as a Paleo recipe – not that cave man actually made this dish, but … Continue reading

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Borrani Banjan – Afghani Eggplant with Tomato & Yogurt Sauce (Main or Side Dish)

By Cat, Jul 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I have not yet tried this dish, but as I read the recipe, it reminds me of many East Indian curries, so I know I will love it. From my research, I … Continue reading

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Moussaka (Greek & Middle Eastern Lamb Casserole)

By Cat, Aug, 2007; updated Jan 2009 to add a vegetarian version (Photo, right, by Cat; Corning Ware chicken fryer, below, from Blue Cornflower.com (2))) This delicious Greek casserole resembles lasagna, with eggplant instead of pasta, typically lamb instead of beef, and a different herb-spice flavor. … Continue reading

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Pastitsio or Pasticcio (Greek Pasta Casserole)

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This delicious Greek casserole, pronounced as “pahs-tee’-choh” (or “pahs-teet’-see-oh” in Italian (4)), resembles lasagna, but is seasoned differently, and is made with a tube pasta, instead of flat lasagne pasta.   It … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Tagine (Vegetarian Moroccan Stew)

By Cat, June 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Garbanzo Tagine (Vegetarian Moroccan Stew) See also: 1. Cooked Chickpeas; 2. Soupe au Pistou; 3. Chickpea (Garbanzo) & Spinach Casserole; 4. Beans & Other Legumes: Soaking & Sprouting; 5. Vegetarian & Bean Menu Chickpeas/garbanzos are one of the most nutritious of … Continue reading

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Baba Ghanoush (Eggplant Dip)

by Cat, July 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: Eggplant Parmigiana; Hummus (Garbanzo Dip); Taratour Sauce; Bissara (Fava Bean Dip); Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts with Baba Ghanoush Links to my old site: Middle-Eastern Meza I first had this wonderful dip at a Lebanese restaurant … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmigiana

by Cat, July 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) In the 1970s, I was learning to cook dishes from other cultures, and was primarily a vegetarian. So when I saw a recipe for Eggplant Parmigiana in my new cookbook, The Vegetarian Epicure by Anna … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken Breasts/Thighs, with Herbs & Wine (or Baba Ghanoush)

by Cat, Oct 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Pan roasting was a new experience for me, but after trying this recipe from Cook’s Magazine, I’m hooked, and have used the same technique for other meats as well. It’s quick and easy, … Continue reading

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