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Cured Copper River Salmon with Fennel Carrot Salad and Cucumber Dill Yogurt Sauce

Salmon is an omnipresent fish in almost all grocery stores nowadays. Unfortunately, most of it is farmed and and in my opinion it fails to deliver in terms of flavor. Apparently, farmed salmon is also fattier than wild probably because it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Skillet Chicken Fajitas with Rajas con Crema (Poblanos with Cream) and Pickled Radishes

Now that the price of limes has recovered (2 lbs for 99 cents at the store last weekend…woohoo!!!), I can finally post this recipe without feeling bad about ruining dinner budgets with the amount of limes required for it. This is another … Continue reading

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Limes Optional: Shredded Beef Tacos with Cabbage Carrot Slaw

Has anyone noticed the tragedy of lime shortage that is upon us?!?! About 2 weeks ago I decided we should stop by Jon’s supermarket, our favorite store for produce, especially produce required for Mexican recipes. My husband commented something along the … Continue reading

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Tea-Time in Style: British Barberry Scones with Rum Peach Jam

After Sophie at dinnersforwinners mentioned Yotam Ottolenghi’s cardamom chicken quite a few times in her posts and comments, I decided to finally give it a try several weeks ago. The most time consuming task was finding barberries! I was almost ready to give … Continue reading

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Massaman Chicken Curry

Here is another success story from “Andreea actually follows a recipe” series 🙂 While I cook almost everything from scratch, certain food projects do provide more satisfaction than others, and making this curry paste was definitely satisfying and worth the extra … Continue reading

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Fennel Crusted Pork Chops with Potatoes and Shallots

A few weeks ago, I made a commitment to actually using the cooking the magazines I currently subscribe to (Cook’s Illustrated and Bon Appetit) and singled out a few recipes to test out. I am very proud to say that … Continue reading

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Mattar Paneer Masala (Green Peas with Homemade Paneer)

When making this dish, I thought the most time consuming step would be making the paneer, but actually coming up with a name for it took quite sometime as well 🙂 Basically it is a tomato-based curry with peas and … Continue reading

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