Monthly Archives: January 2010

Tropical Citrus Marinade: Or How I Learned To Cook With Fruit

It was a ramshackle pile of boards, corrugated plastic roofing, and the liquor was cheap and nasty.  Yet out back, they had a grill fashioned out of an old deformed boat hull whose flames were fed by dried coconut skins … Continue reading

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Winter Meals: An Alexandrian Breakfast Remembered

It was an early winter morning in Alexandria, Egypt.  A town on the Mediterranean coast of that country that used to be one of the greatest storehouses of knowledge during the Hellenistic era, and founded by Alexander The Great himself.  … Continue reading

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Post-Holiday Post About Pot: Au Feu

A number of years back, searching for some magnificent Holiday meal to serve my family back in Washington (State that is), I wanted to do something other than a turkey (we just had that for Thanksgiving, right?), the standard Christmas … Continue reading

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