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Smashed potatoes

When Sam asked me to make smashed potatoes, I thought she was referring to the salad. You know, like mashed potatoes but with less mashing? I have it in the archive. But Sam … [Read more...]

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Vegetarian stuffed zucchini

I wish that I could write some family anecdote to go with this dish but my head is somewhere else. I'm on a Game of Thrones marathon, I already stayed up all night to watch … [Read more...]

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Squash and zucchini fritters

I debated for an hour on how I should post this recipe. Squash, in the Philippines, is kalabasa and there is only one kind -- squat and round. I'm not sure what the English … [Read more...]

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Italian-style vegetable stew

Vegetables, pesto and tomato sauce. What can be simpler? But a vegetable stew, when properly cooked, is anything but simple. With just the right amount of aromatics, and slow … [Read more...]

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Cheese-topped skillet potatoes

The potatoes are boiled, cooled and sliced. A skillet is generously smeared with butter. The sliced potatoes are arranged, slightly overlapping, along the outer edge of the … [Read more...]