Monthly Archives: March 2013

“Weapons of Destruction” aka kitchen tools


So, you’ve got to cut onions and saute’ them for your sauce. Which weapon do you favor? Tell me why in the comments. Is your choice based on ease of clean-up or efficiency of chopping or some other reason? Thanks! … Continue reading

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WHAT’S A LASSIE?


  Which of these is a “lassie?”            You are right! No matter which one you picked, you are right because they are all “lassies.” Lassie-the dog; lassie-the girl; and lassi-a drink in India (spelled a bit … Continue reading

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Pizza Pockets (Frango redo)


Frango means chicken in Portuguese so I can’t call these by that name, there’s no chicken in them like the ones in my cookbook. But, I made these just like I do the old and new frangoes. “What had happened … Continue reading

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When the world gives you duck eggs, make cookies, of course!


What a day for surprises! My first surprise. I had a record number of visitors to my blog on this day, all because of one post! Thanks for liking it. Update: 259 lattes to go in 44 days. My second … Continue reading

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SEND ME TO INDIA


I’m going to be a Grandmother! My daughter, Bethany, and her husband, Abe, live in northern India and they are expecting their first child. This Grandmarmee wants to be there! If you have enjoyed the recipes I’ve posted or had … Continue reading

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When the world gives you onions, make French onion soup.


Again and again, I have been blessed with gifts of food and the kitchen challenge begins. With more onions than I could put on a sandwich or dice for spaghetti sauce, I decided to make French onion soup. 8 large … Continue reading

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A New Frango


Some of you may know of the Frango from my cafe or my cookbook, A Dollop and A Pinch: Recipes and Stories from The Baron York.  Frango is Portuguese for chicken and I had fashioned a dish after my favorite Brazilian treat. The … Continue reading

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