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I admit it. I spend a LOT of time watching cooking shows, a lot. I'm obsessed with them, sometimes I imagine I am sitting in their kitchens having a glass of wine while they tell me about how they came up with the concept for the dish. One of my favorites is Extra Virgin, hosted by Debi Mazar (of LA Law fame) and her husband, an Italian farmer and chef she met while traveling in Italy. They're a really cute couple and they prepare all the meals in…Continue
Fish. I don't know what to call this one, but I'll tell you how it came about. Have you heard of fish a la Veracruzana? Usually snapper. It is a Mexican recipe, hailing from the state of Veracruz. It is fish cooked in a tangy and flavorful sauce that features tomato, herbs, olives, capers and spices. I had some fillets in the freezer and started out thinking I would prepare them that way.
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I love learning new things, especially new cooking things. Be it techniques, flavors, ingredients, I love it. The world is so full of delicious and unique goodies, we would need to live several lifetimes in order to appreciate them all. There is a flower/plant that is very popular in Panama, the Caribbean and Mexico. In Panama and the Caribbean it is known as Saril or Red Sorrel. In Mexico, they call it Flor de Jamaica (Jamaican flower) and they…Continue