Red Salad with Tahini Sauce and Pomegranate Dressing

This is such a festive and yet simple salad that’s especially fitting for the holiday season when you’re likely to look for showy but not work-intensive dishes. The jewel-like pomegranate seeds that sometimes seem to be lit from within really liven up the...

What Nino Read, September 2014

Corduroy Makes a Cake It’s Milking Time (didn’t like this one that much — maybe he can’t relate since we hardly ever drink cow’s milk here) Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Carnival Prize The Best Kind of Kiss by Margaret Allum *** The...

Braised Fresh Ham, Szechwan Style

Feeds a family of 7, easy. For at least 2 meals. Perhaps more if you accompany with rice or steamed bread and LOTS of vegetables. In the Philippines we have a somewhat similar dish called Pata Tim, though that one’s made with pork knuckles or trotters or hocks....

It’s Soup Season: Barley Soup Johri’s Talvo

Last week it was oxtail soup using the beautiful oxtails from Mohr Animal Acres. Then a “Cheater’s Pho Bo” with canned beef broth, canned chicken broth and a rib-eye steak from Mohr also. Last night was a hit, Barley Soup, the recipe from...

Curtain of Snow

aisa snapped this piccie of the snow formation from her window. 08 march 2008. no maple syrup adventure that day 🙁