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Appetizers

Smoked Stuffed Mushrooms

June 29, 2012
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I’ve stuffed mushrooms for years. Really anything will do – cheese, sausage, other veggies – anything. Just pull the stem out and fill, bake and eat. I have never had a recipe. It’s always been “Oh, I have mushrooms…” then I make them. Serendipity and chance often make great food. But I really hit on […]

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Sichuan Crispy Pork Belly with Scallions and Cilantro

March 14, 2012
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Sichuan numbing peppers are fun. Took awhile to find them but worth the trek. We ate at Peter Chang’s Sichuan Asian Grill a weekend ago and had his crispy pork belly dish. It was great. No. Really great. My son would have eaten 4 more plates despite the heat and the eventual outcome. Anyway, I […]

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Roasted Sesame Cauliflower Dip

February 6, 2012
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I always wonder what to do with cauliflower. Cauliflower dip? For some reason it keeps showing up in crisper. So I keep cooking it.  Basically, I don’t like it. I can’t believe it’s related to broccoli. Broccoli’s weird albino cousin that keeps showing at the strangest times. Like Superbowl Sunday. Until I write this statement down, […]

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