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Ethiopian-inspired & infused Lentil Soup with Chicken

I’ve prepared this soup in the heart of winter here in Southern California, my east-coast and middle US friends and readers will be quick to point out that the winter I’m experiencing here is barely comparable to the winter experienced elsewhere in the USA, Canada and the rest of the world. Nonetheless, we are experiencing […]

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Zanzibar Mtuzi wa Samaki - Swahili Baked Halibut Curry

Zanzibar Inspired Baked Halibut Curry:
Mtuzi wa Samaki

With the heat of summer, the waves pounding on the beach and the palm trees swaying with the breeze, I find myself dreaming of Tanzania, the Indian Ocean and the historic island of Zanzibar. Just off the coast of Tanzania, Zanzibar has a colored history in that it served for years as the hub of […]

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Fresh & Simple. Tomato Cucumber Salad

With the heat of the summer sun blazing down, I find myself looking to either cook more outside on the BBQ or preparing simple salads in the kitchen so I do not need to fire up the oven or stovetop. That’s where the beauty and simplicity of cucumbers and tomatoes shine—together in a tasty and […]

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Tasting Adventure Roasted Beets Basil Balsamic Walnuts

Beets In The Summer? It’s Okay!

Though traditionally beets are considered a fall vegetable, but if you’re roaming the farmers markets around here, and if you could get past the sweet corn, tomatoes and squash, you’d find these delicious beets of all colors eager to find their place on the summer BBQ. I will admit this is an unusual twist to […]

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A Quick Trip To Asia Before The Fourth of July!

With the Fourth of July Weekend nearly upon us, I figured the time was right to explore one more global adventure before moving from the kitchen to the grill for a weekend of classic Americana. But what to cook? I figured there was no need to venture down the road of an overly complicated meal. […]

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Grilled Chicken w/Peanut Sauce & Cucumber Salad

Thai Inspired Grilled Chicken Is To Die For! This dish is to die for. For me, the problem with skinless, boneless chicken breast is that they are boring and usually take quite a bit to elevate them to something delicious. I’ve always loved thai food and the integration of cilantro, mint, peanuts, peanut sauce, spice […]

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