Monthly Archives: December 2010

Point Reyes, West Marin Commons and the Smart Meter Battle

The more I learn about urban planning, the more I realize that the small town that I come from is as close to a utopia as it gets. For so long the insulated community and slow pace of life repelled … Continue reading

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Ginger Lemon Chicken Soup

  My favorite soup when I’m sick…the garlic, lemon and ginger in this soup really hit the spot!   1 small chicken, cut up into manageable pieces 2 whole carrots, peeled 1 onion, skin removed, cut in half 1 head … Continue reading

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More brigadeiros…

  Mexican Mocha- instant espresso granules and cinnamon rolled in cocoa White Rose- rose water and lemon juice rolled in crushed pistachio Black on Black- chocolate rolled in dark chocolate flakes

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Brigadeiros, Lebanese Style

So, my food soulmate Ari (who I recently reconnected with on Facebook) was telling me about her obsession with brigadeiros, a Brazilian take on truffles. After 2 minutes of conversation, I was gathering my purse and keys and heading to … Continue reading

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Timman Bagila (Rice with Fava Beans)

Timman bagila is an Iraqi dish, though it is originally from Iran, where it is called bagila pilaow. I would hesitate to call my version authentic, as I cook it to my own tastes, but the traditional components of dill, … Continue reading

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Spiced Pomegranate Lamb with Rice

Sarah suggested I start posting recipes for some of the things I cook. I realized that I don’t measure anything when I cook, so it might be difficult to post the way I go about it. However, I will give … Continue reading

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