Archive | February, 2014

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A quesadilla is not a crepe: my introduction to Mexican cooking at home

One summer evening in the late 1980’s in Zürich, my colleagues and I were trying out the latest, and at that time only, Mexican restaurant after work. I could hardly wait. After moving to Switzerland from Scottsdale, Arizona, I was really missing some good Mexican food. Expectations were high. On the menu was mostly Sonoran […]

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Spicy Sweet Potato Souffle

Spicy Sweet Potato Souffle with Chipotle Chili Butter & Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

It’s rainy and cold today.  Thankfully it’s a Sunday and I don’t have to go anywhere.  It’s the perfect day for some comfort food, like something warming with potatoes and cheese.  A look inside the pantry and fridge yielded some sweet potatoes and goat cheese: OK, but they weren’t singing to me, if you know […]

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Pomegranate Molasses Caramel Corn

Pomegranate Molasses Caramel Corn

I’ve been pomegranate molasses crazy the past couple of months.  I use it often in salad dressings and marinades, and love it’s sweet and tangy flavor.  I also love the simple goodness of old fashioned homemade caramel corn which has nothing to do with pomegranate molasses but, hey, I’m just looking for a segue.  So […]

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