Archive for Mains

Greek ‘Tabbouli’-Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes

The first thing you should know about this post is that I’m ‘phoning it in’. I’m currently ‘on location’ in Seattle, where an epic childhood summer is being played out by my two children. I think I’m the over-worked and under-appreciated Assistant Director in this…

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Crab and Asparagus Quiche (Guest Post at Roti ‘n Rice)

  Yes, yes, I know. I haven’t been posting much lately here (although have you been keeping up with my posts over at Honest Cooking?) and now, as soon as I seem to be back, off I go guest posting elsewhere. Well, you’ll understand why…

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Crowned Coronation Chicken

In cooking, fusion has gone from being all the rage, to a bad word. A real f-word, you might say. I don’t know why that is, really, and it seems an awful shame. My whole life is about fusion, from the very beginning when my English mother…

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Ladies Who Lunch: A Trio

When, shortly after becoming engaged to a doctor, I announced I was quitting my office job, there were water-cooler jokes galore about my becoming a Lady Who Lunches. My days would be wiled away with mindless shopping, coffee dates and luncheons in fancy restaurants with…

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Homemade Shake ‘n Bake Chicken

Anyone who grew up in 1970s America has heard of Shake ‘n Bake. For the rest of you, this is a packet of breading and spices that you use to coat chicken before baking it. The idea is to approximate the fried chicken experience but…

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Chicken S’mack Salad

Chicken M’Sakhan is normally served on a bed of flat bread. Hubby likes it on rice, so that’s how I usually do it. But not anymore…

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Gypsy Rabbit Stew

A cold night in late October. Wind blowing the trees around, fallen leaves swirling up and scratching at the windows. We were happy to be warm inside, lucky in fact.

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Eggs Piedmontese

A northern variation on Eggs Florentine, inspired by our recent holiday in the Piedmont region of Italy.

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