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So Much Salad

I was invited to a Mediterranean-esque dinner party, meaning we weren’t trying to create actual Mediterranean food, but sort of use Mediterranean flavors as a unifying theme to create the menu. The hosts were doing chicken skewers and shrimp skewers. They were also providing an orzo and artichoke salad. Mediterranean-esque all the way! I was… Continue reading So Much Salad

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Smoke

Just because the smoke detector goes off doesn't mean I'm not in control of the pan. The smoke detector needs to watch more cooking shows. Or maybe I'm an aggressive Sautéer. But brown onions and veges in a dry pan is a key to good flavor. And waving at a smoke detector 16 feet in the may… Continue reading Smoke