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Rustic Onion Dill Bread

Rustic Onion Dill Bread

When I was a child, a family that occasionally watched me had a painting in their dining room that I would often stare at. Years later I learned this painting was actually a retouched photograph titled, Grace, by an artist named Eric Enstrom. It shows […]

Cookbook Challenge: “The Garlic Lover’s Cookbook” Part 1 & 2

Cookbook Challenge: “The Garlic Lover’s Cookbook” Part 1 & 2

This cookbook has a little bit of everything for everyone and you can get as intensely garlicky as you want. Some of the amounts of garlic per recipe, range from as little as 1/4 teaspoon, all the way up to 40 cloves. When I’ve been […]

Cookbook Challenge: “Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America” Part 3

Cookbook Challenge: “Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America” Part 3

My third recipe was chosen because I had just about everything on hand and it looked easy. It is called the Moorish-style Chickpea and Spinach Stew (or garbanzo con espinacas). Some changes I made to the recipe were to swap the spinach for kale from […]

Cookbook Challenge: “Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America” Part 2

Cookbook Challenge: “Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America” Part 2

My second choice for a recipe from this tapas cookbook was the Chicken and Mushroom Paella (or paella de pollo y setas). I love saffron so much that I purposely picked a second recipe which called for it, but that’s not terribly hard to do […]

Cookbook Challenge: “Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America”

This is a cookbook that I’ve had for quite a long time, but felt a little intimidated to fully dive in. I tried one recipe from it before and used the wrong sausage and it ruined the whole recipe. It seems hard to screw up […]

Cookbook Challenge: “Vedge” Part 2

Cookbook Challenge: “Vedge” Part 2

Lucky for me I have been good about selecting recipes at random for this project, as they have, for the most part, turned out quite well. The second recipe from the cookbook Vedge was as equally amazing as the first. I selected the Oyster Mushroom […]


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