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Italian Seafood Stew (Cioppino, Cacciucco)

By Cat, Nov 2007 (Photo, right, by Cat) I was first introduced to seafood stew (other than oyster stew) in the early 1970s, at Jakes Restaurant in Portland, where they are famous for their New Orleans style Bouillabaisse. The closest recipe I could … Continue reading

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Penne with Asparagus, Olives and Parmesan Bread Crumbs

By Cat, Nov 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pasta Menu; 2. Pasta (About); 3, Mediterranean Menu; Includes: 1. Basic recipe; 2. Chicken variation For this recipe, I do not recommend canned California Olives. I prefer the flavor of brined olives – those sold … Continue reading

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Mincemeat, with suet, for pie & cookie filling

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons: “Homemade mincemeat from a market in Hallowell, Maine, USA. Contains Apples, Beef, Sugar, Raisins, Suet, Molasses, Vinegar and Spices“) See also: 1.Pies/Tarts Menu; 2. Pie/Tart Crust Menu; 3. Dessert Fillings Menu; … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooked Lamb, Moroccan Style

By Cat, April 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Lamb, Pork, Small Game Menu; 2. Mediterranean Menu; 3. Lamb (About); 4. Lamb Roast (About); 5. Chickpeas (Garbanzos) I’m just beginning to explore Moroccan foods. I once tried a Moroccan restaurant near my office in Portland. … Continue reading

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Spinach & Feta Quiche, with Variations

By Cat, June 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Savory Pies & Tarts Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crust or Pastry Menu; 3.  Basic Quiche (About) Quiche is a great way to serve a vegetarian main course, as in this recipe. The veggies in … Continue reading

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Cucumber-Cream Cheese Dip

By Cat, Dec 2007 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Dips Menu; 2. Sauces Menu; 3. Crème Fraiche; 4. Yogurt Cream Cheese Cucumber dip is very cool and satisfying, for dipping vegetable crudite. I make my own cream cheese (from yogurt) and … Continue reading

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Cornmeal Sandies (Cookies)

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, originally from Wikipedia, but the link has been lost) See also: 1. Cookies Menu; 2. About Grains, Flours & Starches Menu Includes: 1. About ingredients; 2.Recipe; 3. Testing: Not yet tested Sand cookies are a great Scandinavian cookie treat. Sandies is an Anglicized name … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Olive, Caper and Almond Relish

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Preparing Chicken or Other Cutlets; This is a variation on Chicken Cutlets Sautéed with Olives, Capers & Roasted Lemons, but the chicken is grilled rather … Continue reading

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Polenta, shortcut method, with variations

By Cat, Sept 8, 2014 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Basic shortcut polenta; 2. Herbed-Ricotta Polenta; 3. Polenta with Fontina & Sun-Dried Tomatoes; 4. Blue Cheese Polenta; 5. Polenta with Yogurt, Lemon & Dill Raw corn polenta is really just … Continue reading

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Carrot Cupcakes with Lemony Cream Cheese Frosting

By Cat, July 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes 1. Carrot Cupcakes; 2. Lemony Cream Cheese Frosting See also: 1. Cakes & Tortes Menu; 2. Cream Cheese Frosting, 2 Versions; 3. Frostings & Fillings Menu Somehow, carrot cake has always spelled “healthy,” and this recipe, adapted … Continue reading

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