Food is often evocative of memories – and a hot, spicy bowl of mulligatawny stew will always remind me of my friend Sarah. We worked together and became fast friends, and she will always remain, in my memory, one of the kindest people I’ve known. From the first time I tried this dish, the assertiveness of curry juxtaposed with the sweetness of tart apple and raisins made it unforgettable.
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It’s snowing, a bitter wind is blowing…it just seems like cold weather and hearty soups are made to go together. And what’s better than a delicious, warming stew (made with in-season root veggies) that you can make in your slow cooker? Just toss in all the ingredients and leave it to work its magic! This recipe could easily be made with another protein, like chicken, but I think it’s one of the tastiest ways to prepare rabbit.
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My trusty Breville toaster oven finally gave up the ghost, so I have a new toaster oven, an Oster® Digital French Door Oven. It’s not what you probably think of as a “toaster oven”, and it does a lot more than just make toast. Called a “countertop oven”, when you see it in person, you understand why: it’s roomy enough to bake large pizzas or whole chickens in. So why buy an extra-large toaster oven? Because most of what we bake could actually be done in an oven this size, rather than our full-size oven.
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Welcome to the third post in the “use it all” series! In the last post, I made pumpkin (guts) and raisin muffins. This soothing pumpkin soup with cremini mushrooms, curry, and nutmeg will warm the cockles even on the chilliest of days!
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If I could eat nothing but one bowl meals, I think I’d be pretty happy. A mélange of flavors and textures suits me just fine…like in this cabbage and kielbasa bowl.
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Like tacos and pizza? Then you must try a taco pizza: with all the taco elements on a pizza crust, it’s a taste treat!
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