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Pizza Topping Combinations

By Cat, July 2008, updated Jan 2012 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pizza (About); 2. Pizza Dough; 3. Crushed Tomato Sauce;  More pizza recipes: 1. Mediterranean Menu; 2. Savory Pies & Tarts Menu Includes: 1. General baking instructions for home oven; 2. Topping combinations The topping … Continue reading

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Neapolitan Pizza Margherita

By Cat, July 2008, updated Jan 2012 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pizza (About); 2. Pizza Dough; 3. Crushed Tomato Sauce; 4. Equipment: Baking Stone, Pizza Peel More pizza recipes: 1. Mediterranean Menu; 2. Savory Pies & Tarts The Neapolitan Pizza Margherita is the … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust (grain-free)

By Cat, Mar 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Tomato Sauces (Sauces menu); 2. Pizza (About);  (‘Pizza‘ page on old site); 3. Pizza Dough Cauliflower is a misunderstood, under-utilized vegetable that I find delicious. Prior to the discovery … 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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Beef Ragù with Spaghetti or Spaghetti Squash

By Cat, Nov 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Casseroles & One-Dish Meals (Menu); 2. Beef, Buffalo, Venison, Yak (Menu); 3. Tomato Sauce (Menu) A ragù is a meaty tomato sauce, such as Bolognese Sauce, and commonly served with pasta. The meat … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomato Paste for Parmigiana Sauce

by Cat, July 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Eggplant Parmigiana; 2. Chicken Parmigana; 2. Basic Meatless Tomato Sauces; 3. Homemade Tomato Paste (For Canning, Freezing, Refrigeration) This tomato paste can also be used in other recipes that call for tomato paste, rather than … Continue reading

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Chipotle en Adobo and Adobo Marinade

by Cat, Sept 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Adobo was originally a marinade used to preserve raw meats; the essential ingredients were paprika, oregano, salt, garlic, and vinegar. Paprika has antibacterial properties and the capsaicins in paprika help this antibacterial ability to penetrate deep into the meat tissue. … Continue reading

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Moroccan-Style Chicken, with Couscous

By Cat, Feb 2012 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Roasting a Bird (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Brining Poultry; 4. Slow Roasting/Braising Chicken (About); 5. Saffron-Raisin Quinoa (as Couscous Substitute) I’m not very familiar with Moroccan cuisine, although I’ve had couscous many times. This type … Continue reading

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Grilled garam masala seasoned chicken, with veggies & naan/pita

By Cat, May 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Chicken Vindaloo; 2. Chicken Tandoori; 3. Herbs & Spices: Curries; 4. Pita; 5. Naan I received a nice outdoor gas grill as my retirement gift, but I don’t yet have a deck or patio to … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Curry Feast

By Cat, Jan 2008  (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Curry is a very common dish in India and Pakistan. They can be very spicy (hot) or mildly spicy; either way, they are always best when the whole spice is freshly ground. I … Continue reading

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