Tag Archives: Potatoes

Mokimo

To meet her newest grandson, Simon’s Cucu (pronounced sho-sho), his grandmother from Kenya, came to visit.  In an attempt to make some Kenyan food, Patrick and I darted around the kitchen and made mokimo, a dish that combines potatoes, corn … Continue reading

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Jewish Brisket (Grandma Gloria’s recipe)

With the Jewish holidays recently passed, and the baby in my belly asking me to eat a little more beef than usual, I felt like whipping up a brisket.  Grandma sent me this recipe while I was in college and … Continue reading

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Latkes

While Channukah is still a couple of weeks away, given our family members’ busy schedules, and the plan that we would be celebrating my birthday, we decided to roll Channukah in.  And of course, Channukah would not be complete without … Continue reading

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Belgian Beef Stew

Perusing some of the magazines recently dropped through my mail slot, I came across a recipe for Belgian beef stew in Food & Wine magazine by Andrew Zimmerman.  I pulled it out, thinking I could continue on my slow-cooker kick … Continue reading

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Bibimbap (Korean Fried Rice)

Bibimbap is one of those satisfying, all-in-one type dishes that once you have it, you want it again and again.  I came across a recipe that made bibimbap into a homemade, healthier, vegetarian version.  I have now made it about … Continue reading

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Pollo Saltado

Pollo saltado is a delicious Peruvian stir fry dish that incorporates red onions, tomatoes, chicken, french fries, and a cross between South American and Asian flavors.  I have loved this dish ever since the first time I ate it, and … Continue reading

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Tsimmis Chicken

For our Christmas entree, we decided to make chicken with a Jewish twist (go figure).  This chicken is great because it is pretty easy to make and is really a one pan meal – it has protein, veggies, and carbs.  … Continue reading

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Sweet and Warm Potato and Kale Salad

Sorry it has been so long since my last post!  I must confess, I have done some cooking between then and now, but have been in such a whirlwind that I didn’t get a chance to take photos.  I can … Continue reading

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Healthy Mashed Potatoes with Kale

This recipe was inspired by my favorite food blog, and new favorite cookbook, Sprouted Kitchen (blog:  http://www.sproutedkitchen.com/; cookbook:  http://www.amazon.com/The-Sprouted-Kitchen-Tastier-Whole/dp/1607741148).  The blog and cookbook are wonderful combinations of tasty food, healthy ingredients, and manageable preparations.  This side dish was especially tasty. … Continue reading

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