Monthly Archives: June 2008

Island Mole Barbecue Sauce

OK, well, it isn’t really mole sauce, but it looks like it, and it tastes sort of like it, so there you go. If you’re ever on an isolated Caribbean island, with fairly limited grocery options, here’s one way to … Continue reading

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Lemon Potato Salad

A taste for potato salad can be a very personal preference. Often, the way one’s mother made it guides the palate to the perfect potato salad ingredients, the variables being sweet pickles, sour pickles, brand of mayonnaise, spices, and so … Continue reading

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Marinated Flank Steak

OK, here’s another chapter in the saga entitled “Searching for the Perfect Flank Steak Marinade.” Flank is a pretty tough cut, so it really needs something to help break down the texture of the meat. Pear is traditionally used in … Continue reading

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Laura’s Favorite Kickin’ Queso

Well, my mother will probably roll her eyes at this recipe; Velveeta was not exactly a welcome visitor in our house when I was growing up. As I have grown older, however, I have learned to appreciate the value of … Continue reading

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Green Ground-Chicken Tacos

It’s been unseasonably hot around here recently, and the other night, I had a craving for some tacos. But hot taco meat sounded just a bit sweaty, and I sure didn’t want to stand over a hot stove, frying tortillas … Continue reading

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Fennel Slaw

Some people think I’m a little obsessed with fennel, and maybe I am.  But I just can’t help it.  It’s such a versatile little vegetable, and has such interesting flavors, that I love messing around with it in the kitchen. … Continue reading

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Lobster Penne in Fried Green Tomato Sauce

Although I’m not sure why you’d want to, I understand there is more than one way to skin a cat. There also happens to be more than one way to make a tomato sauce for pasta, and lucky for me, … Continue reading

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