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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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headache for two: simple sopa de conchas

Yesterday both Cornelius and I had splitting headaches. I think it was due to our lack of caffine (we ran out and were too lazy to get more). By dinnertime, we both couldn’t get off the couch but we realized…

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warm up a little: chicken & bean chili

It’s dark and gloomy and the weather is always threatening rain, but this simple meal really hits the spot. This recipe originally comes from Martha Stewart’s little magazine, Everday Food. I’ve made it several times and have played with the…

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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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hooray for autumn: spicy squash pasta

Last night I was cheering that it had only rained one day this past week. I spoke too soon and I managed to get all soaking wet from my bike ride today. I’ve been busy this past week volunteering my…

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oh polenta: polenta casserole

I had only 1 prior experience with polenta (about 10 years ago) and I wasn’t pleased with the results…but something pushed me to try again and I’m so glad I did.

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oh, couscous: moroccan chickpea and vegetable stew

It’s been one of those weeks where take-out seems to be the only way to go. I’ve resisted the urge to dial for pizza or order in Indian food, yet despite my resolve to cook what we had out of…

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