Archive | November, 2012

Pepperazzi

Tweet A peppadew is a sweet little pepper, about the size of a cherry tomato, with a spicy attitude. They are commercially grown, processed and packaged in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. They can be found in the grocery store, usually near the deli section in the olive bar. If you are looking for […]

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Balsamic Braised Chicken

Tweet Roasted, poached, grilled and fried, these are just a few of the ways I have prepared poultry this year, but during the fall and winter months, there is nothing quite like those dinners with the delicious smells that permeate your kitchen. From the moment you lift the lid off a dish that has been […]

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Thankful

Tweet There is something about the month of November that is quite comforting to me. Though I’m busier than ever with projects and deadlines, with each new dawn I seem to find more time to reflect on the many blessings in my life … and I am genuinely grateful. With a renewed sense of clarity […]

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Cavoli Ripiene (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls)

Tweet Last weekend, my girlfriend and I attended a fundraiser, Taste for Nourish, a non-profit dedicated to providing family and community support for children with feeding challenges. These children are unable to eat a nutritious diet by mouth due to medical problems, autism spectrum disorders or sensory challenges. For more information or to make a […]

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Stracoto (Italian Pot Roast)

Stracoto (Italian Pot Roast)

Tweet Each year in late October, when the weather is just about perfect, our neighborhood throws a block party. The streets are partitioned off, tables are set up and it’s BYOC (bring your own chair), with plenty of room left for dancing in the street. We’ve enjoyed everything from October Fest fare (German sausages, kraut […]

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