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Make your own Cajun spice mix

One time, I was in the spice section of The Landmark Supermarket choosing herbs and spices to go with the herbed salt that I promised Alex. I started picking up jars of basil, oregano, sage...Then, I changed my mind. … [Read more...]

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Minted pea and potato soup

After attacking the roast duck with orange-lime-honey glaze on our wedding anniversary, I gathered the leftovers including the bones. I threw the carcass, the head, the feet and wingtips into a pot and made broth. A lot of … [Read more...]

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Herbed chicken soup with assorted beans

I've noticed that many readers simply wait for updates via Facebook, Twitter, RSS or newsletter to view the latest recipes in the blog. What they don't realize is that there's so much more in the archives. This is a … [Read more...]

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Herbed fried chicken with creamy spicy sauce

The chicken is flavored with herbs; the creamy sauce is made with more herbs. The ingredients are very basic — most are staples in any modern pantry. You can use other herbs if you like — no harm in going with your personal … [Read more...]

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Fish fingers with honey-mustard sauce

It's really fish tempura but since I didn't serve it with the traditional tentsuyu dipping sauce, I'd rather not call it a tempura dish. But the principle and procedure are the same -- lightly seasoned fish dipped in batter … [Read more...]