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Recipe for Albondigas (Mexican Soup)

This is a recipe that’s been handed down in my family and adapted for family life. My grandfather, the chef of the house, would take the time to make meatballs, as the standard Albondigas is a meatball soup, but over the years I’ve fallen out of using that method. 1,088 more words


My Mom's Famous Spinach Dip

Every time I throw a party, my lovely, thoughtful mother asks what she can bring, and I always say, “A vegetable platter would be great!” This is for two reasons: one, my mom makes a  198 more words


Catering Adventures: Art Exhibition

It’s been more than six months since the last time, but on Saturday I finally had another catering adventure. This time I made some tasty light bites for the opening of a two-day art exhibition organised by one of my best friends and her father. 205 more words


Apple 'Doughnuts'

Apple ‘Doughnuts’


2 medium apples, peeled

½ cup peanut butter

2 cups good quality, semi-sweet chocolate, broken to pieces

Sprinkles for topping


Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 117 more words

Kid Friendly

Carrot and Sweet Potato Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

I mention my sister pretty frequently in this little space. Although she lives across the country from me, across disciplines, across life experiences, across personalities, she is my kitchen sounding board. 1,346 more words


The Diet Can Start Tomorrow

I was scrolling through Twitter this afternoon and saw a “food porn” video for something that made me want to ignore the fact that I really want to lose this post-surgery pudge and get myself into the kitchen using one of the three modes of transportation available to me:  my one legged scooter, wheelchair, or my crutches, so I can get into the kitchen to make some of this gooey deliciousness! 196 more words


Captain's Log: Scary Seabiscuits!

September 24, sometime in the Baroque Era, with a touch of present day.

Written with penmanship of Pachelbel, the cook of the Phantom Acoustique, who has quite the opinion about what makes good food… 924 more words