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Weekend eating: Din Tai Fung in San Jose

Din Tai Fung opened a branch in the Bay Area last year and after ridiculous lines, they decided to make it reservation-only except for counter seating. 734 more words


Beat the Blues, Make Marmalade

“I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade. It’s amazing how it cheers one up to shred orange and scrub the floor.”

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Seasonal Cooking

Happy New Year with Pork and Sauerkraut

For many families, pork and sauerkraut is a traditional New Year’s day meal. I can’t remember a New Year’s day without it. I make this dish once a year and although there is little you can do to decrease the sodium content, I use a lean pork loin instead of a fattier pork roast and add onions and apples to cut the saltiness of the kraut. 156 more words

Easy Dinners

Short Rib Ragu

Judy got the new oven and last weekend, we installed it.  So my first test was small, roasted garlic, but 2 nights ago, I made a Short-Rib Ragu. 292 more words

Weekend Cooking

Cream of Carrot Soup

I recently tried another variant, but the following soup has subtle complex and complimentary tastes with orange, ginger, curry and cream that it remains my favourite. 142 more words

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Wilson's New England Seafood Chowder

Despite the title, the key ingredient of any New-England style Seafood Chowder is Bacon.  So do not skip on the bacon, and use your favourite Bacon or Pancetta, as it compliments the clams; otherwise the chowder lacks it hearty meat taste that makes it a winter favourite.   254 more words

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Spumoni Cookies - A Christmas Favorite

I originally posted this cookie recipe and linked to Weekend Cooking six years ago back in 2010. This past week I noticed it was trending in my blog stats so I thought I would post it again. 586 more words

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