Monthly Archives: November 2014

Giving Thanks

Schleswig Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, my number one favorite holiday.  I love the food, the gathering of family, the fall season, the fact that it’s a secular holiday, all of it.  The week before our actual family celebration is BUSY … I … Continue reading

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Oaxaca Peanuts Click here to view recipe. I travelled to Oaxaca in late August. I’d never been to this part of Mexico, and we wanted to try a Spanish language “almost immersion” school.  When I returned home, friends here in  Seattle asked … Continue reading

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Cauliflower & Rigatoni Bake

Gbongan Click here to view recipe. There is a back story, of course, to this recipe which I spun off from one published recently in the New York Times.  On a rainy Sunday, I found the story about Rigatoni with Cauliflower, … Continue reading

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My Chocoholic Fix

We arrived in Belize on Monday night, unpacked a bit, prepared some local chicken sausages and some cooked black beans from the freezer…then started rooting around for some chocolate.  I always require chocolate after a night time meal.  You see, … Continue reading

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