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Marinated Roasted Peppers and Anchovies

This recipe is from “The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking”. Marinated Roasted Peppers and Anchovies (serves 8): 8 red or yellow bell peppers, roasted 4 cloves garlic, crushed 16 anchovy fillets salt and pepper oregano 3 tbsp capers 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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Pollo en Naranja, Calabacitas Guisadas

These recipes are all more or less from “The Essential Cuisines of Mexico”. I served these dishes with a side of frijoles de olla. Calabacitas Guisadas (serves 4): 2 tbsp oil 2 lb zucchini, diced 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped … Continue reading

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Onion Marmalade

Onion Marmalade (2 cups): 1/4 cup olive oil 4 large yellow onions, thinly sliced 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 tsp salt dash ground black pepper Saute the onions in the oil over medium heat for 20-25 minutes, … Continue reading

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Birthday Cake

I made Mr. TandooriTaco a birthday cake. HereĀ is the recipe I used. I followed the author’s adapted version, using mango nectar and sweetened coconut, but used a vanilla bean in the filling where she omitted it. It was extremely popular … Continue reading

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SF Food Reviews

Of the many places I ate in San Francisco on my most recent trip, two stood out. Fish. (Sausalito): We landed here after reviews on yelp indicated that it was really good. We were not disappointed. We got fresh anchovy … Continue reading

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NYC Food Reviews

I just got back from New York, and here are some brief reviews of highly recommended restaurants: Celeste: Excellent Italian food, at very reasonable prices. I had a pizza with tomato, anchovies, and basil. It was the best pizza I … Continue reading

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Improving frozen pizzas

I happened across this link, and had to share. Some of this I have done before, some I wouldn’t have thought of: 10 Ways to Improve Frozen Pizzas

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