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Duck Breasts Crusted with Chinese Five-Spice

By Cat (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love to eat duck, both domestic and wild. When I was in my 20s, I was introduced both to duck and Chinese spices at a small family-owned restaurant in Portland, Pot Stickers and Sizzling Rice. … Continue reading

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Herbs & Spices, Individual, G – Z

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo of Cat’s Spice Rack, right, by Cat) NOTE: spices/herbs in red (below) have yet to be added to this post. Also, chile peppers are discussed individually by type. Herbs/spices in red in the “Includes” list below are not … Continue reading

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Herbs & Spices, Individual, A – F

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo of Cat’s spice rack, right, by Cat) NOTE: spices/herbs in red (below) have yet to be added to this post. Also, chile peppers are discussed individually by type. Herbs/spices in red in the “Includes” list below … Continue reading

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Herbs & Spices: Ancient Medicine through Food

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, by Cat) A variety of whole foods is important in the human diet. These foods provide vital nutrients our bodies need; these nutrients come in three classifications: Macronutrients are proteins, carbs (including sugars) and fats. Micronutrients … Continue reading

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Yam or Sweet Potato Cake

by Cat, Sept 2007 See also: Carrot Cake; Cream Cheese Frosting Other sites: Spiced Sweet Potato Cake with Brown Sugar Icing or Sweet Potato Cake with Orange-Cream Cheese Frosting. The wheatless recipe here has some issues as I explain in the recipe. I love the … Continue reading

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