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Garam Masala, Curry and Curry Chickpea Stew

This is the recipe that was featured on my Facebook fan page. Garam Masala
Ingredients Cinnamon sticks, broken into smaller pieces Caradamom pods (green, black, or brown) Ginger, dried and cracked Coriander seeds Techillacherry black peppercorns Cumin seeds Dried chili peppers … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Lamb Stew

Those that have been following me on Facebook know that I am watching what I eat and increasing my exercise levels, in hopes to lose some excess weight.  I have been rather successful, but the hardest part is to eat in … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread with Stew

This past weekend (September 29-30) was an Irish themed weekend at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival.  We made several dishes including a Chicken with Whiskey Cream Sauce and Caramel Whiskey Carrots. Irish Stew 1 lbs of lamb or beef stew meat … Continue reading

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Wood-Fired Pizzas

This past weekend was the opening weekend for the Minnesota Renaissance Festival.  It was the Italian Carnivale themed weekend and we broke-in our new wood fired oven discussing the history of pizza and how it developed as well as demonstrated how … Continue reading

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Recipe for Romance

The tales of love and romance are not a modern one. The earliest tales of romantic work can be traced to the Acritic songs from the Byzantium Empire. These songs were introduced to the French and Italian knights during the … Continue reading

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