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Indian Fish Curry

To make this authentic Indian fish curry you begin by toasting and grinding the fragrant spices to create a paste...

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Persian Spiced Vegetable Soup

My Persian spiced vegetable soup does not use the typical ingredients that you may find in your grandmother's vegetable soup....

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Moussaka

Moussaka, a Greek comfort food is traditionally made with beef or lamb, simmered in a tomato sauce and seasoned with...

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Barbecue Shrimp

This traditional recipe for New Orleans style BBQ shrimp is simple and delectable. The shrimp can either be sautéed or...

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Black Pepper Tofu

I adapted this recipe for black pepper spicy tofu from Ottolenghi’s cookbook, “Plenty.”Even if you think that you don’t like...

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Mom’s Meatballs

It had been many many years since I last made mom's unforgettable tender and juicy meatballs. The kids loved them...

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Turlu Turlu, Turkish Roasted Vegetables

Turlu Turlu, is similar to ratatouille and is a Turkish roasted vegetable dish that means "all sorts." It can be...

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Oyster Gumbo

Recently I was introduced to a new way to eat oyster gumbo. Chef Melissa Martin makes what she calls a...

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Smoked Duck Breast Salad with Blackberry Jam Vinaigrette

Slice a smoked buck breast thinly over greens and combine with roasted nuts, orange slices, and fresh blackberries drizzled with...

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Vietnamese Meatball Soup

Vietnamese meatballs are a popular street food served in Hanoi.These savory pork meatballs can be served over noodles or in...

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Poulet a la Bonne Femme

Poulet a la Bonne Femme translates literally to “chicken of the good wife.” I love this recipe because it is...

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Cajun White Bean and Crawfish Chili

This white bean and crawfish chili has been a family and friend favorite for years. Chicken breast or shrimp can...

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