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Tag: ginger

off the cuff: my african-inspired chicken stew

I wanted to make an African-style meal that had a bit of spice, a bit of sweetness and a bit of sour. I looked through my cookbooks and I spent a few runs through Google typing in various ingredients, but my search was fruitless. So I decided to tackle dinner on my own. The end results were fantastic and it was a perfect meal for a chilly evening.

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short and sweet: chocolate chip & ginger cookies

Tonight’s dinner was left over bbq pork/vegetable stirfry that I made last night to rave reviews from Cornelius. Dessert? Gingerbread chocolate chip cookies from a Martha Stewart recipe. I didn’t follow the recipe exactly, as I didn’t flatten the dough,…

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curious orange: butternut squash & apple soup

This soup is still simmering away on the stove, so I have no idea how exactly it will taste, but if I can go by smell alone, “Damn! This is fine soup!”

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thanksgiving: african yam & peanut soup

Last night I had a few friends over for a Thanksgiving meal. It was potluck and there were a couple of vegans there, so I figured I’d wait before making my ham in coca-cola recipe. Everyone brought loads of food…

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gingerbread muffins

Cornelius is sick today, so I decided to surprise him with some freshly baked gingerbread muffins for breakfast. They turned out really well and would actually make great cupcakes if iced. I think a nice lemon buttercream frosting would be…

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ginger pineapple chicken — the speedy way

Last night I told Cornelius I would have dinner ready by the time he returned from doing laundry. Time wise, I didn’t hold up my end of the bargin, but it wasn’t for lack of trying. He left with 2…

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