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An End to this Experiment – I’m Moving!

Hello dear readers, I tried using wordpress but I missed blogger. So back I go to my old address. If you wish to continue reading, you can find me at From Kirsten’s Kitchen to Yours. Happy trails!

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Castilian Almond Soup

Castilian Almond Soup (from The Taste of Spain Cookbook)  1/2 lb almonds (maracona if possible) 1 clove garlic, whole 1 tablespoon parsley, minced 8 slices multigrain bread, stale 1/2 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon cumin, ground 1/2 teaspoon saffron 2 … Continue reading

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Bean and Chile Pupusas

I lived in Washington, D.C. for six years, three of which were in Mount Pleasant, a small neighborhood home to many of the Central American political refugees who arrived in the nation’s Capitol in the early 1980s. True of many … Continue reading

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Refried Bean Tostadas

I have met people who will not eat Mexican food because they claim it’s too messy. While that sounds like a silly reason for refusing a whole cuisine, I have to agree that tostadas certainly are a case in point: … Continue reading

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Farewell to The Minimalist – Bittman’s top 25

I came late to the Mark Bittman party – I only discovered him a couple of years ago through his column in the food section of the New York Times, The Minimalist. But I fell instantly in love with him … Continue reading

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Jumping for Joy – Vote for Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice

Jumping for joy! That’s what I did after my latest visit to Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice, Reeni’s Food Blog. Not only does she have an incredible blog (and I mean superlative) but she’s one of the final 48 (out … Continue reading

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Year’s End Cooking Round-Up

I started writing a blog at this URL in late September 2008, but I committed to making it a food blog in the beginning of 2009. Looking back over the past 12 months I was surprised to find that these … Continue reading

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