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beet and orange salad

Beet and orange salad

Beet and orange salad or beets with any type of citrus is so delicious. These roasted beets get even better with the addition of fresh rosemary, caramelized shallots, a little...

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aioli with lemon and garlic

Aioli with Lemon and Garlic

Aioli with lemon and garlic is like a garlic mayonnaise and is an emulsion of egg yolk and oil. This cold garlic sauce is good with cold foods such as...

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Fried rice with shrimp and pork

Fried Rice with Shrimp and Pork

Fried rice with shrimp and pork or any kind of fried rice is considered to be one of the national dishes in China. Rice is a staple in Chinese culture....

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Pistachio carrot almond cake

Pistachio, Carrot and Almond Cake

Pistachio carrot and almond cake is like a carrot cake but even better. It is gluten free and substitutes ground almonds for the flour. Unsweetened shredded coconut  and roughly chopped...

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How Many Ways Can I Say I Love You this Valentine's Day?

How Many Ways Can I Say I Love You this Valentine’s Day?

I learned early on in my life that one of the many ways to express my love for others was through food. I observed my grandmothers, my mother, and my aunts making life just a little more tolerable during trying times with edible gifts. Perhaps it was making a favorite meal or cake for a […]

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stuffed peppers

Best of Sur le Plat Recipes 2020

After this challenging year filled with so much uncertainty and anxiety, we are all hoping that 2021 brings with it an abundance and infusion of fresh energy to our kitchens and renewal of our spirit. It is always fun to look back at the recipes that appealed to my loyal followers. In addition to posting […]

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Jolly Holiday Edible Food Gifts

Since we don’t plan on entertaining much during this COVID holiday season, curbside delivery or mailing edible food gifts are the best way to express our love to family, friends, and neighbors. My friends and I have practiced edible gift-giving for years and refer to these gifts as consumables. “No gifts please, we don’t need […]

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pumpkin cheesecake

Giving Thanks for Family Traditions

Thanksgiving conjures many positive memories for me of family and friends, seductive aromas and upholding time tested and honored traditions in the kitchen. My earliest memories are of gathering at my grandparent’s home for the Thanksgiving holiday. I fondly recall the rush of aunts, uncles, and cousins tumbling into my grandmother’s home, shedding coats and […]

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