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Eggplant Parmesan Salad

August 11, 2011
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Everyone loves a decadent slice of eggplant parmesan with hot bubbly cheese oozing out layers of fried eggplant laced with marinara sauce, but how about a hot weather version that you could serve cold in salad form, for those dog days of August.

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Simple Stir Fry for Dinner

August 3, 2011
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Sephardic, Mediterranean food, and California Cuisine dominate in our home, but every once in a while I crave an Asian inspired stir fry.  So simple, this dish took me 35 minutes to make, once I realized I had the ingredients on hand. You will need: 2 (12 ounce) Spencer steaks, which is what my butcher […]

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Lamb Chops

July 8, 2011
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On the Forth of July Michael and I were on our own.  I made a sweet little dinner with some of our favorite things to enjoy with conversation, just the two of us.  I served Baby Lamb Chops simply grilled on the barbecue with an assortment of grilled vegetables and some rice.  

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Whole Turkey On The Barbecue

May 5, 2011
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Today dawned hot and blue, birds chirping, the perfume of Honey Suckle, Jasmine, and Citrus blossoms is in the super dry air. The mercury is going to rise to around 90 degrees in my neck of the woods.  That is definitely warm and while usually I get away without running my air conditioning this time […]

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Short Rib Tagine

March 22, 2011
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The other day while on the subject of short ribs, short rib tagine sounded very tasty so here is what I made.  Oh, before you look at the recipe, the trick to making short ribs a bit healthier, as well as buying well trimmed short ribs, make the dish in the morning,

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