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One-Pan Cuban Chicken with Rice and Beans

One-pot meals not only simplify meal preparation but kitchen clean-up as well. We recently made this dish from marthastewart.com to rave reviews from the family. For authenticity, use cooked black beans, but as the website notes, any other drained beans … Continue reading

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Kare Raisu (Japanese Curry with Rice)

The Japanese term for curry is kare, and this is a great curry recipe. This recipe empties out the spice cabinet and the vegetable drawer. We credit this recipe to Daniel Gritzer at seriouseats.com. The dashi called for is a … Continue reading

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Crispy Orange Beef

Take out isn’t always the best option. Here’s a flavorful, simple alternative to the little paper containers from your local Chinese take-out favorite. This gem comes from Allrecipes.com (by BEC). The recipe takes some preparation, but the results are well … Continue reading

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Kedgeree

We got a family present of smoked trout for the holidays, and we wanted a new recipe to use this scrumptious ingredient. We found just what we were looking for from Inga Witscher on her PBS program “Around the Farm … Continue reading

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Healthy Arroz con Pollo

We made this recipe from the April 2011 issue of Prevention magazine recently for a weekday dinner. We liked that the recipe included brown rice, skinless chicken breasts, and fresh basil. However, we thought we could make it even healthier. … Continue reading

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Mulligatawny Soup

Mulligatawny soup is a dish with origins in the southern part of India. The name comes from two words in the Tamil language meaning “pepper water.” The dish dates to the early days of the British colonial control of India. … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Country Captain

This is an updated version of a recipe from the time when the British East India Company controlled India. Legend has it that an English sea captain involved in the spice trade developed the original recipe, but the recipe caught … Continue reading

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