Category Archives: Hungry Passport

Think Outside the Shell

  Escargots + Risotto = Escargotto (cute, eh?!) I have nothing against eating escargots out of their adorable little shells or from one of those almost as adorable little ceramic dishes made for that sole purpose, but it’s easy to … Continue reading

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Measure For Measure

Know what makes me crazy? A lot of things do actually, but close to the top of the list is a recipe that reads, “Take the juice of one lemon…” Can you imagine the difference in flavor between a salad … Continue reading

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Mr. Cabbage Buys a First-Class Ticket to Decadenceville

Last week’s blog entry on cabbage drew interest from people who wanted to know how to give it the bacon and maple treatment. Here’s the recipe I devised… Bacon Maple Cabbage Makes 8 servings The Internet has loads of variations … Continue reading

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Cabbage Gets a Spring Makeover

“Arrright, Cabbage! Your days in this bin are numbered!” “Nooo, Mr. Carrot. Listen to me, Mr. Celery, just ’cause I ain’t a member of the Mirepoix Gang don’t mean I ain’t got no place here!” (Yeah, I know. I really … Continue reading

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Earthquake Preparedness for the Gourmet Minded

Every time there’s a spate of earthquakes it sends me scrambling to our emergency stash to see how everything is holding up and what might need replacing or adding to; to take note of where the tent, sleeping bags and … Continue reading

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