Category Archives: International Cuisines

Looks are Deceiving!

George and I belong to a gourmet group here in Corrales.  The group consists of four couples who meet on a somewhat regular basis – once every couple of months depending on travel schedules – for dinner.  We have four courses; … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day – A Little Late

Today we are celebrating St. Patrick’s day; and yes, I know St. Patrick’s day was actually last Thursday.  A number of factors contributed to this tardy celebration. St. Patrick’s Day dawned bright and sunny but not so my husband’s stomach. … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming – Bring on the New Recipes!

I shudder to think how long it has been since I posted on this blog.  Between being very busy with guests ( a good thing!) and almost equally busy with my volunteer work for Corrales MainStreet; I have not had … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Another St. Patrick’s Day is here and, as George is 1/2 Irish, and we are celebrating in the traditional manner  – Irish Stew, Champ, Soda Bread and Guinness Stout (in the stew and in a glass!) I have seen recipes … Continue reading

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Book Club Salad

I belong to a book club that meets every six weeks or so.  Each member takes a turn selecting the book and hosting that meeting. We meet for dinner so the host is responsible for the entree and the rest … Continue reading

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The Dark Side (Soy)

Not to long ago we ran out of soy sauce.  Not a huge deal though, in addition to using it for our Chinese meals,  I do use it to flavor hamburgers from time to time.  Unfortunately, the soy sauce we prefer can … Continue reading

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Eggplant – It’s Not Just for Parmigiana

Yesterday I wrote about our gourmet group Spanish dinner.  One of the Tapas dishes was an Eggplant dip that was really quite good.  I wanted to add an eggplant dish to the menu to reflect the Mediterranean influence I experienced when I … Continue reading

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