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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 […]