Monthly Archives: October 2013

Kung Po Chicken

2 oz raw chicken (we use 1 chicken breast) 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 egg white, lightly beaten 2 tsp. cornstarch 1 medium green bell pepper 4 tbsp. peanut oil (we use olive or grapeseed oil) 3-4 whole dried red chillies, … Continue reading

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Maple Brine (for roasting turkey or chicken)

2 cups brown sugar 1 cup maple syrup 3/4 cup coarse salt 3 whole heads garlic (cloves separated but not peeled and bruised) 6 large bay leaves 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped unpeeled fresh ginger 2 teaspoons dried chili flakes … Continue reading

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Portuguese Tomato Soup (sort of)

“Sopa de Tomato” was in this month’s issue of Saveur (which lately has been my favorite magazine for great food – I snagged a free year’s subscription off MoneySavingMom.com). George and I don’t eat pork so I modified the recipe … Continue reading

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