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Carbonara Madness!!!

Where does inspiration come from? Sometimes it starts with one word. My latest kick-start was: Ricotta. Actually, it was more like my hearing Margaret from over my shoulder saying something like, “Leftover ricotta” or “that leftover ricotta.” As obsessive as … Continue reading

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Daizu no Nimono & Kamameshi (Simmered Soybeans w/Chicken and Japanese Rice Pilaf)

This is probably foreign territory for some of you foodies out there–but fear not!  This all is nothing more than Japanese comfort food.  It all started out with my love of kamameshi:  Japanese steamed rice pilaf.  Ever since my mom … Continue reading

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