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Please Vote For My Recipe

  I have entered my recipe for Ibu’s Curried Butternut Squash in a contest to win a Mobile Skillet Cooking App. But I need your help to win! Please click on the following link,  http://pinterest.com/pin/68187381829608760/ to like, comment on, and re-pin … Continue reading

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Simple Baked Winter Squash

This one is for Ronda. Nothing could be simpler than this recipe for baked winter squash. I used carnival, also called dumpling squash recently. (It’s the yellow and green squash on the upper left corner in the photo above.) I … Continue reading

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Italian Prune Plum Clafouti

Last weekend I found Italian prune plums at my local farm market. The grower told me they were the last of the season. I was so happy I hadn’t missed the season entirely! A simple plum clafouti is one of my favorite ways … Continue reading

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No-Cook Tomato Sauce for Pasta

Here we are, deep into tomato season. It is HOT here in the Washington, DC area; temperatures in the 90s are predicted for later today with high humidity. It’s not a day to spend a lot of time inside cooking, … Continue reading

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Cilantro Mint Chutney

Spring is so exciting for me. One of the first things to sprout up in my garden every year is mint: such a fresh and beautiful green and wonderfully fragrant. It’s so lovely and green I just had to make … Continue reading

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Shrimp Chips

Shrimp chips are popular throughout Southeast Asia. They have many names, such as “prawn crackers” and “krupuk”  (Indonesian). Properly prepared, these chips are light, not greasy, and have a mild but clear shrimp flavor. Like potato chips, it’s hard to … Continue reading

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Shrimp Butter

This recipe was another request. My sister-in-law, DD, compiles a great cookbook every so often that’s comprised of recipes contributed by family and friends. She’s working on the third edition and wanted me to contribute my recipe for Shrimp Butter. The … Continue reading

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Favorite Grilled Flank Steak

It’s a beautiful fall here in the DC area, and I’m trying to eek out every evening of outdoor time. We had some friends over the other evening and I pulled out one of my easiest and all time favorite recipes for … Continue reading

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