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Iced Mint Green Tea

by Sara on October 3, 2011

iced mint green tea

We’re starting a heat wave! Well, compared to last week and this past weekend, anyway. Over the weekend, I had to turn my heat on a few times, to take the chill out of the air. Yesterday when I got up, it was a whopping 29F/-2C. Brr! Sure, in a couple of months, that will [...]

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stock ingredients

I recently made an oven version of mushroom risotto. It was good, but not perfect, so I’ll work to perfect the timing before I post it. One thing that kind of stood out, however, was that the flavor wasn’t as round as usual. The only difference, other than the cooking technique? I used store bought [...]

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Summer Rolls

by Sara on July 2, 2010

cut summer rolls

I have to confess that I’ve made summer rolls three times in one week. After each meal, I still had dipping sauces leftover, and those sauces kept beckoning to me from the fridge. I also had prepped vegetables in the fridge, plus some leftover chicken. . . I simply couldn’t resist. These rolls are perfect [...]

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Armenian Apricot Soup

by Sara on September 30, 2009

Armenian Apricot Soup

I’ve tried to like lentils. I really have. I even started my lentil adventures with soups, figuring lentils blended with other flavors might appeal to me more than just a dish of cooked lentils. Or not. In defense of lentils, it’s really the texture that I can’t handle more than the flavor, though I suspect [...]

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