Tagged: ‘cheese’

The Microwave: Favorite Stuffed Potatoes

Although there are a few steps to making stuffed potatoes, it is time well spent. People adore them. Stuffing potatoes is an enjoyable way to showcase potatoes, and as a vegetable, potatoes end up as versatile as pasta. Also called twice-baked, or in our case, twice-microwaved, potatoes, the sky is the limit when creating them. They are a vegetarian delight.

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Cooking for A Crowd: Dessert with the Vampires (Move Over Count Dracula)

One of my favorite characters in literature and movies is Count Dracula, the vampire from the Transylvanian Alps of Eastern Europe. Obviously I am not alone since the media is thick with pop Gothic vampire regalia.

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The Legend, The Lore, and How to Make the Ultimate Buckwheat Crêpe

Ti Couz (“the old house” in Gaelic) is a popular San Francisco crêperie bretonne conceived, owned, and run by my friend Sylvie Le Mer, who was born and raised in Quimper in Lower Brittany, France. Once a staple in the diet of both the rich and the poor, savory buckwheat crêpes, known as krampouz, are traditional in this area of France.

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New Casserole Recipe! Baked Spinach & Cheese, Indian-Style


Not Your Mother’s Casseroles maybe be done, printed, and on the shelves, but that doesn’t mean that I’ve quit making casseroles! Here’s a new one that I baked up last week. I was making an Indian-inspired dinner, with rice, cucumber salad,…

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