Recipes

Microwave Apricot Jam

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It is nearly midnight. I am tired.  But I do love you and will post this recipe first thing in the morning. Right after eating some toast with my new favorite thing. Home made apricot jam. In the microwave. Awesome. Print this entry

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Tortilla Pizza

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No, my camera is not back yet, thank you very much. You don’t really want to cook in this heat do you? I was about to post this tasty meatball soup recipe but then took one look at the pictures of the steamy bowl and gave it up. It’s just too hot outside for eating […]

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Quick and easy Chili Con Carne

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Please take a moment to notice the absence of my beloved SLR camera. This pic was taken with a point and shoot replacement which is, well, convenient. Shiver. This post has been lying in my dusty drafts folder for nearly a week now. This is how long it took me to temporarily incapacitate my obsessive perfectionist evil […]

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Simple and flavorful Bruschetta

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I was hesitating if to post this recipe due to it’s simplicity, but then I remembered that sometimes, the simplest, most basic of recipes are the hardest to find out there in the Wild Wild West (oh, wait,  is that the World Wide Web?). No fancy duck confit here folks. Bruschetta is a great way to […]

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Zucchini in garlic, mint and lemon

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In case I don’t mention it often enough, we live in a very remote location. The asphalt stops at our village. You will have to take either a plane or a boat to continue norther bound. The nearest decent size shopping center is over a 1000 kilometers away (sniff). Our (un)fortunate remoteness from civilization brings us closer […]

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Savory Swiss chard and cheese muffins

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I’ve just passed the last hour of my life going up and down a flight of stairs, coercing an almost hyperventilating, super excited, I-just learned-how-to-stand-up 9-months-old and a defying, rebellious, mind boggling(ly) stubborn 2 year old to retire their act and go to bed. When I enter the room, they both resentfully pipe down, only to resume […]

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Quicky Microwave Orange Marmalade

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Do you like orange marmalade? the bitter-sweet tangy kind with real pieces of orange peel in it? So do I.  Sooo good on a fresh slice of bread, even better if you sneak in some butter. How about sugar? lots of industrial, processed, white sugar? do you like that? oh, and some Fructose (another name for […]

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Lovely Quinoa Salad

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I came up with this little beauty in a time of need. I NEEDED Tabouleh. Now, not later. The problem was that I had no tomatoes. Or cucumbers. My Bulgar jar was kinda on the low side too. I wasn’t looking good for the Tabouleh, I can tell you that. Happily, I did possess the […]

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Reinventing Barbecue leftovers

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In our corner of the globe, it is barbecue season! The minute the sun sticks around long enough to melt the snow and make snowsuits optional, you will find my husband outside, scraping ice off the grill. Since it is now officially warm (I can hear my middle-eastern friends choking in the background) outside, I […]

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Easy Whole Wheat Bread 2.0

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Just wanted to give you an update about what’s really important in life and no, global warming isn’t it. I am proud to announce that with the help of a fellow blogger, I managed to make my Easy whole wheat bread even better, with no extra effort at all. The other day I made cooking for […]

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