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Capericious Egg Salad

Capericious Egg Salad

Caper-icious Egg Salad I love eggs. I hate buying eggs at the grocery store. The best way to buy eggs is directly from a local chicken farmer. If you’re lucky, you personally know some of them, and they will quickly become your primary source of…

Easy Bean Soup

Easy Bean Soup

Easy Bean Soup While I’m busy compiling my next project for Sigrun’s Sustainable Kitchen (the research takes the longest), I would like to delight you with another creation from my friend and guest contributor Renate. It really sounds utterly delicious, and both filling and comforting…

Not Your Average Potato Soup

Not Your Average Potato Soup

NOT YOUR AVERAGE POTATO SOUP Last night’s dinner had to fit two requirements — it had to be relatively quick to make, and I had some potatoes that I wanted to use up. I originally consulted one of my favorite German recipe sites, chefkoch.de for ideas, and…

Vegetable Patties aka “Gemüsefrikadellen”

Vegetable Patties aka “Gemüsefrikadellen”

vegetable patties aka “gemuesefrikadellen” I am very pleased to feature a recipe from my first guest contributor, Renate Callahan, a fellow German. Renate not only grew up in the same town I did — Düsseldorf — we even lived on the same street, separated by…

Crispy Haddock with Braised Cabbage & Orange Polenta

Crispy Haddock with Braised Cabbage & Orange Polenta

crispy haddock with braised cabbage & orange polenta When I originally consulted Laurent Tourendel’s Fresh from the Market to find a suitable festive dinner recipe to make on Christmas Day, it didn’t take long to decide on the Crispy Red Snapper with Braised Cabbage and Orange Polenta. It…

Sweet Potato Peanut Soup

Sweet Potato Peanut Soup

sweet potato peanut soup This one I would call one of my top ten creations. The flavor and texture of the soup had an addictive quality. We ate this for 3 consecutive meals without getting tired of it, and still craved more. The inspiration for…

Thai Vegetable Curry

Thai Vegetable Curry

thai vegetable curry Cooking is therapeutic for me. There is no better feeling than picking out fresh ingredients and transforming them into a mouth-watering dish. My most recent creation is a non-traditional, but very tasty Thai Vegetable Curry. First of all, a shoutout to Cookie…