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The Week To Come Here at Suzi’s Blog: Tomatillos and the Best in Cookbooks for Your Consideration

Suzen and I are happy to announce the first ever Tomatillo Week. Over the next seven days you’ll see recipes for tomatillos in myriad uses. Salsas, of course. On Monday and Tuesday you’ll see recipes for first uncooked and then cooked tomatillos salsas, ones pictures above. But you’ll also be entertained with a salad dressing,…

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Pistachio and Lemon Cake from World Class Cakes by Roger Pizey

Suzen and I first posted this recipe last year. We've returned to the recipe again, and gotten a better picture in the process. This is an elegant dessert for any time of the year but the combination of pistachios and lemon makes it very refreshing on a summer evening. Take this to the table before…

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Roasted Stuffed Artichokes with Mint Oil from The New Persian Kitchen by Louisa Shafia

It is two days in a row for looking at wonderful recipes from The New Persian Kitchen by author and chef Louisa Shafia. With a Persian background, Louisa takes an inventive look at an array of Persian dishes from appetizers to desserts. Some are classical dishes and some are one inspired by Persia but using…

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Whole Roasted Fish with Oranges and Saffron from The New Persian Kitchen by Louisa Shafia

In The New Persian Kitchen, author and chef Louisa Shafia takes us on a journey to the cuisine of her family homeland. Using a combination of original and inventive recipes, traditional and Western ingredients, Lousia offers us her bright, personal perspective on Persian — or Iranian — cuisine. Persian culture is thousands of years old…

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