Category Archives: american

Green Chili

Green Chili (6 servings): Spice mixture: 2 chiles guajillo 1 1/2 tbsp cumin 1 tbsp black pepper 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp oregano 1/2 tbsp thyme 1 tsp salt Soup: 8 Hatch chiles, roasted 1 1/2 lb ground beef 1/4 … Continue reading

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Chicken and Collard Stew with Barley

This is an original recipe of mine, very loosely based on this. Chicken and Collard Stew: Stock: 1 chicken, cut up 2 carrots, roughly chopped 2 celery stalks, roughly chopped 4 cloves garlic 2 bay leaves salt Stew: 2 tbsp … Continue reading

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No-Mayo Shrimp Salad Sandwich and a Lentil Salad

No-Mayo Shrimp and Egg Salad Sandwich (serves 4-6): 1 avocado juice of 2 lemons 1 tbsp hot sauce 1 tbsp dijon mustard salt black pepper 6 eggs, hard-boiled 1 lb shrimp, cooked until just done 2 green onions, sliced tarragon … Continue reading

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Pastrami Hash and Rye Muffins

Here is the recipe for the pastrami hash. The sunny-side up eggs and abundant hot sauce are required. I made some caraway rye muffins to go with them. Caraway Rye Muffins (makes 12): 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup … Continue reading

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Sushi: Crab Rangoon and Spicy Tuna Rolls

See here for general sushi information. This spicy tuna roll is pretty standard. The filling is a combination of the following, in whatever proportions please you: Spicy Tuna: sashimi grade tuna, diced cucumber, diced or in strips mayonnaise, preferably Japanese … Continue reading

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Guava and Cream Cheese Pastry

I have a soft spot for guava. I love this recipe, and it isn’t terribly difficult. I have discovered experimentally that you can make two smaller pastries instead of the large one the recipe calls for. Use two sheets of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2011: Part 2

The cranberry relish is a recipe from my mom, the mac and cheese is a recipe from Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything, and the pie is my own recipe distilled from several sources. Cranberry Relish (6-8 servings): 4 cups … Continue reading

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