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Cuban Sugar Cookies

A heavy dose of Spanish flavors and ingredients infused with French, African, Caribbean, and even a dash of Chinese--Cuban cooking combines tastes from around the world.

Global Cuisine: Easy Indian Paneer Recipe

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Jan 16, 2013 / 0 comments

Living in a city like New York, I’ve grown used to being able to order practically any type of food that strikes my fancy, at any time. Since I’ve started traveling so much, my food choices have become limited, and if I crave any food that’s foreign to the land I’m visiting I have to make it myself. Because I really don’t know much of anything about preparing foreign foods (my specialty is eating them), I’ve been taking every chance I have to learn.

Chicken Satay Pizza - a Slice of Indonesia

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Jan 13, 2013 / 0 comments

Recently I’ve been staying in Jakarta with friends, and we’ve been mostly eating out in fancy western restaurants, but today we ate street food. The fact that surprised me most was that satays are really Indonesian, and have just been popularized though Thai restaurants. After trying some incredible chicken satays dripping with peanut sauce, I decided to try an interesting fusion with Chicken Satay Pizza. It's amazing.

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Chocolate Nutella Pinwheel Cookies for Santa Claus

When it comes to setting the picture of the perfect Christmas we mostly likely have Clement Clarke Moore to thank. The professor at Columbia College (now University) penned the poem for his children in 1822. He titled it “A Visit from St. Nicolas,” which then became more commonly known as “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

International Recipes: Authentic Mexican Chicken Enchiladas

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Jun 09, 2012 / 0 comments

When my [Mexican] husband and I first started dating over five years ago, I was a bit nervous to try Mexican food—especially with all the jalapenos and other ingredients that I saw prepared in the food. However, one summer, our godchildren came for a visit and they taught me how to make authentic Mexican chicken enchiladas with salsa verde (green sauce).

Apple Cider Pancakes - the Essence of Fall in Michigan

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Oct 29, 2011 / 6 comments

Fall in Michigan - it's glorious! Colorful leaves, mist on the lake in the early mornings - and even rainbows, and northern lights this week. We see Canadian geese, ducks of all sorts, the great blue heron, and the eagle fishing. Leaves float by, the lilypads curl up in the cold. Frost limns the leaves at the water's edge (we really should finish raking). Here's a glimpse of our lake this week: