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July 2009

Ma Puo Do Fu (Pork with Tofu)

Man oh man. A good friend of mine gave me this recipe, and it sounded good, but pretty basic. Shame on me – this dish was not good – it was great. This did not take much work at all – maybe 10 minutes of prep work, and 20 minutes on the stove. So if […]

New World Veggie Saute with Crispy Tortilla Strips

This is a variant of a very simple dish I found in Rick Bayless’ Mexican Kitchen, and it also reminds me of India, where in public places vendors cook fresh corn on a hot plate with charcoal and serve it in little cups with a spoon to passers by. Use the following ratios, each ear […]

Tangy Roasted or Grilled Zucchini

This is a really simple dish. My favorite way to cook zucchini is to saute with chopped garlic in a little olive oil, and stop cooking while it’s still bright green and firm. But I’ve been cooking zucchini two or three times a week lately, as my garden has produced an abundance of eggplant-sized zucchinis. […]

Dover Sole Marsala

I know I just wrote about Dover sole, but it was so good Saturday that I made it again Monday. So I made it the way I most commonly do – with a balsamic/marsala sauce. Follow the fish recipe as discussed on 28 June, but use Italian bread crumbs for the fish, and no other […]