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Sweet and Sour Orange Marmalade Shrimp

This dish conjured up all sorts of culinary memories for me. The sticky, sweet and sour, slightly salty sauce reminded me of the westernized Chinese food I occasionally got to enjoy as a kid. Working with lovely, pink-hued Argentine shrimp … Continue reading

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Warm Caramel-Apple Cocktail

After a week in Cuba, I have warm breezes and cocktails on my mind, although I realize that my fantasies are highly unlikely to melt the huge snowdrifts around my home. I always bring a bottle of rum back from … Continue reading

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Quick Moroccan-style Chicken Stew

For those unfamiliar with the cuisine of Morocco, its tastes are layered, subtle and absolutely delicious, blending both sweetness and heat. Spices such as cinnamon, cumin, coriander and peppers are typically combined with fruit and meat, often in slowly-simmered tagines … Continue reading

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Guilt-free truffles (gluten-free too!)

When my kids were little I held out on giving them candy as long as I could. Books for Valentine‚Äôs Day, Jiffy Pop instead of soda pop for a campout, and plastic eggs filled with cheerios, raisins and stickers for … Continue reading

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