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Moroccan Chicken with Potatoes, Apricots, and Harissa Sauce

One of our favorite memories of our trip to Morocco was having lunch at a small, family-owned restaurant where they cooked us chicken in a tajine. Tajines themselves are quite beautiful, but they are also functional for cooking one pot … Continue reading

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Roasted Duck with Plum Glaze

One of the meals that we had quite often while we were in Europe was roasted duck. Since we were there through autumn and winter, game foods such as duck, goose, elk, deer, and rabbit were commonly found as the … Continue reading

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Have You Taken a Cooking Class in a Foreign Country?

We have often heard about people taking cooking classes during their travels, but we have never done that ourselves. We truly enjoy eating like a local and have been trying to replicate some of our favorite meals over the past … Continue reading

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Cooking Like a Local

Not only are there a lot of different styles and tastes of food around the world, but there are also a wide variety of cooking styles. It isn’t always easy to find the proper cooking utensils or replicate the cooking … Continue reading

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Old Bay Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are always a favorite appetizer when we have a party and no matter how many we seem to make, they are always gone before the night is over. Especially this time of year, using boiled eggs to make … Continue reading

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Tequila Lime Chicken

Perhaps because we’re about to leave for Mexico in a couple of days, we’ve had tequila on the mind.  We originally found this recipe from Ina Garten, but we’ve modified it slightly over time.  The original recipe calls for boneless … Continue reading

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Crab and Spinach Lasagna

Now that Autumn is here, we decided to make some comfort food that wasn’t as heavy as some of the things that we make during winter.  We made this with crab claw meat, but you could easily substitute with lobster … Continue reading

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Tandoori Chicken and Fried Eggplant

During our trip to India, we fell in love with all of the exotic flavors of the food.  We were determined to try and cook more Indian cuisine after we returned, so we picked up a cookbook from the local … Continue reading

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