Category Archives: Appetizers

Tempura, Soba, and the Flu, I think.

There’s nothing like the light, crispy crunch of a perfect tempura batter, plus some awesome, garlicky vegetable soba noodles! Japan or bust! I love just about every international cuisine out there. I say just about, because there are some I’ve … Continue reading

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Would you like a Bib with your Pierogi? Lobster Pierogi!

Have you ever had a piece of kitchen equipment, whether it be a gadget, something electric, just sitting around gathering dust because you never use them? You hold on to them anyway because who knows, you might need it one … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter is not the only Nut Butter! Homemade Nut Butters + 4 Recipes Using Them!

It’s two weeks before I will be posting this entry, and I’m about to mutilate my fingertips. I’m talking rip them to pieces, tear my nails, all in the name of turning out a pistachio butter, one of four nut … Continue reading

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Two Vegetarian Pates…with Bread

When I was a kid, I used to eat chopped liver like it was going out of style. It was a treat at every family gathering during holidays, whether it be Thanksgiving or Passover. I would sit within inches of the … Continue reading

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A – MEZZE – ING

Wow, this was some Daring Cooks challenge, and worth every second.  Ever have a tapas at a Spanish Restaurant? Well, this is a Middle Eastern version of a tapas called a mezze.  It consists of homemade pita and loads of dips, … Continue reading

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