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Shrimp & Samphire Stir-Fry

Shrimp & Samphire Stir-Fry

Serves: 2-4

Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

I found these at Whole Foods labeled “Mexican Sea Beans”; however, later learned that they also go by samphire, which seems to be the more widely accepted term.  They are an edible plant growing in […]

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Five Spice Flank Steak with Shiitakes, Peppers, Onions

Five Spice Flank Steak with Shiitakes, Peppers, Onions

Serves: 3-4

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

I purchased some Chinese Five Spice a few months ago because it looked interesting and I had never cooked with it.  Wow ~ it has amazing flavor (a mix of anise, cinnamon, star anise, cloves and ginger) and make a great marinade.

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Ostrich Egg Fritatta

Ostrich Egg Fritatta

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Posted: April 28, 2012

I had no idea what to do with this strange find, but a fritatta seemed to be the best choice.  It fit perfectly into a 12-inch skillet (approximately 1.5 inches deep).  The ostrich egg tastes […]

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Deconstructed Spring Roll Salad

Deconstructed Spring Roll Salad

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Posted: April 17, 2012

This was originally going to be an actual Spring Roll subbing rice paper for cucumber slices.  I’ll be damned if I could get everything to stay together nicely.  However, there was no way that I was […]

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Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup

Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup

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Posted: March 24, 2012

Mushroom soup is one of my favorite soups of all time.  It is one of my comfort foods.  Growing up, my mom would whip open a can of Campbell’s and make the best grilled cheese […]

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