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Green Curry-Ginger Salad

Many of us love chicken. The flavor, the texture. Constant, never changing. Boring. Yes, I just said chicken is boring. I’m sorry, but too often we get “regular” chicken and every now and then our taste buds just rebel. Okay, we’re going to have chicken but can we please just have something exciting. Enter Casual…

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Curried Mussels with Sweet Red Pepper from Gillian Duffy

What more is there to say? You look at this picture from Hors d'Oeuvres and you simply want to pluck that mussel off the page and indulge. Unfortunately, it’s only a picture. You need a trip to your fish market. In Hors d’Oeuvres, author Gillian Duffy offers an array of appetizers from the simple to the…

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Red Curry Noodles: A Very Asian Recipe

  I am not being disparaging when I say this: Asian recipes can have a lot of ingredients. That’s a complement and actually a statement of longing. American food culture is built around fast food. Not just McDonalds and Burger King. Look at the popular cookbooks and the television shows. In 30 minutes, they’ll show…

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Curried Lamb Shanks with Carrots, Chickpeas and Potatoes

        Whatever was wrong with me? I used to hate chickpeas. Hate. With passion. Now, I love. With passion. And I know why. This year we have come across an exceptional hummus recipe [http://www.cookingbythebook.com/recipes/red-pepper-hummus-smoked-paprika/] and now this sumptuous dinner treat from Curtis Stone. In a word, this recipe is magnificent. And just…

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