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Create Warm, Fall Flavors with Ingredients You Have on Hand!

Yesterday felt incredibly fall-like to me.  Maybe it was the crunchy leaves under my shoes or the mock ‘pumpkin patches’ being put up on every street corner.  I was craving something warm and soulful, hearty and earthy.  I went to the … Continue reading

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Wokery, part II: Cashew Chicken

I tend to avoid cashew chicken at restaurants because the sauce is too thick, almost syrupy, and entirely too sweet for my taste.  I was pleasantly surprised at how flavorful this sauce turned out, but still very light and not at all on the sugary … Continue reading

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Wokkin’ the Swiss Around – part I: Shrimp & Asparagus Stir-fry

As part of our never-ending quest to eat healthy (most days) and try new things, Mr. Cheese and I set out to buy our first wok.  I have to admit, I’d never cooked with a wok before and I was … Continue reading

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Ginger Scallion Chicken (ahem, on a can)

While doing research for a cook book, I discovered an editorial review for the book Momofuku, written on Amazon.  The review included a recipe by David Chang himself, for some crazy-good ginger scallion sauce for noodles.  I just had to make it.  I printed, I planned, I drooled … Continue reading

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Farewell Summer ~ Let’s Eat Hawaiin Chicken!

The equinox is upon us and alas, tomorrow will be fall.  (Or, tonight by 11:15pm if you want to get all sciency about it).  Combine a sweet and tangy marinade and some nice time outdoors this evening by the grill, and you’ve got … Continue reading

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Dinner Babble – It’s in the Pantry

If you spend a typical day in the Cheese household, you would hear the following conversation, at least once:  “what do you want for dinner?”  To surely be followed by, “I don’t know, what do you feel like having?”  And ’round and … Continue reading

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Holy Nuts, it’s Jicama Slaw!

I wanted to make jicama slaw last night from scratch, as a new recipe.  I thought it would be the perfect side to our crab cakes and corn on the cob, but my local grocer was out of the stuff and … Continue reading

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Chicken Masala

Here is my (insanely good) variation of my buddy Prashanth’s dish and Aarti’s South of the Border Prawn Masala, sans prawns.  I was impressed when Prashanth, who did not concern himself with specific measurements, just rattled off the ingredients to me … Continue reading

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who doesn’t love meatballs, anyway? ok, besides vegetarians?

I brought some ‘beer balls’ to a potluck lunch at one of the offices the other day.  I knew we’d have some Islamic folks who could not eat the combo pork and beef meatballs, so I purposely included some all … Continue reading

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Winner, winner chicken dinner.

  Admit it, we all get tired of the same old stuff to eat.  Those old, stale recipes handed down from Grandma or Aunt Suzie.  Corn casserole, oven-fried chicken, you get the jist.  We were thinking of something tangy, but … Continue reading

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