Category Archives: Dinner

Potato Rosti with Bacon and Brie, and a Quick Brown Butter Pan Applesauce

Potato Rosti may not sound familiar to some, but it’s like a giant potato latke.  To amp up its grandeur, I created a 15-minute brown butter pan apple sauce that will knock your socks off! Happy Valentines Day, err, Eve, … Continue reading

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Orange Lacquered Roast Chicken #citruslove

First I want to clarify (although I know 99.9% of you know this), the following Orange Lacquered Roast Chicken does not contain real lacquer or any stain or shellac.  Nor does it contain any substance you might find at Home Depot. … Continue reading

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Char Siu Bao (BBQ Pork Buns), and The Tale of a Painting

I’m in love with pork buns, especially the baked kind.  I’ve been known to go out of my way just to stop at Asian bakeries to pick up varieties of their soft lovely buns, and there’s always at least two … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey and Fixin’s Pop Tarts

Yes, you read that right; turkey dinner pop tarts; Thanksgiving Leftover Pop Tarts. I bet the first thing that comes to mind is pieces of turkey in jam filled pastry with frosting on top, right? No worries, these are savory pop tarts! Any … Continue reading

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Pumpkin (or Sweet Potato) Gnocchi with Creamy Mushrooms

Tender pillows of pumpkin gnocchi (or sweet potato gnocchi) doused with creamy mushrooms.  A real treat in the Fall, or anytime! I think I was an Italian Nonna in a previous life.  You see, I have this uncanny ability to whip up perfect, … Continue reading

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