Monthly Archives: May 2011

Grilled Salmon with Sweet Chipotle Glaze

Salmon is one of my favorite fishes. I love it smoked, salted cured (gravalax) as well as baked or grilled. It stands alone easily with salt and perhaps lemon but it also takes to a little dressing up as well. … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard, Onion and Potato Gratin

Gratin, it can be a decadent dish of cheese and cream mixed in with some vegetables. Or it can be as simple as layers of vegetables with some cream to steam them under a covered dish in the oven. This … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Pepper and Sausage Pie with Potato Crust

I am been meaning to try this potato crust for some time, ever since Stacey posted about it here. With my first try, my mandoline didn’t slice the potatoes quite as thin as I had hoped, and the egg leaked … Continue reading

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Cheese Chile Rellenos for Cinqo de Mayo

Lots of my co-workers are Mexican American and many a time have I drooled over their homemade lunches as we ate in the staff lounge. Homemade flautas, carnitas and tamales always look amazing, but it is the chile rellenos that I most … Continue reading

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Radicchio, Apple and Pear Salad

Happy May Day! The day of leaving baskets of flowers on neighbors’ doorsteps, dancing round the Maypole, celebrating Beltane with feasts and bonfires or marching in a workers parade if you lived in communist bloc countries, pre-1991. For me, May … Continue reading

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