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Three Salad Dressings For the Summer

I am in total Grandma mode with my food and recipes these days…I am not really measuring, I’m cooking for love not for perfection…forgive me but its just the mood I’m in….im trying to sell a book 🙂 So just … Continue reading

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Kosher/Soul Mac and Cheese Kugel

http://theweiserkitchen.com/recipe/koshersouls-mac-cheese-noodle-kugel/ Recipe is in the above link. I love macaroni and cheese and I love kugel.  This original recipe of mine, presented on Tami Weiser’s Weiser Kitchen blog, shows you how to fuse both soul and Ashkenazi Jewish cooking together … Continue reading

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Moroccan Cushaw Salad

This is a cushaw. It’s the ultimate Southern winter squash. They were brought to the Chesapeake and Tidewater from the Caribbean and Latin America in the late 18th century and were made popular among enslaved people after their introduction from … Continue reading

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Thug Kitchen: It’s not just about aping and appropriation, it’s about privilege

  I’m writing to you from “the most Southern place on earth,” the state of Mississippi in the midst of the cotton picking season.  I am sleeping in a house that was built 160 years ago, looking out a window … Continue reading

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Leftover Couscous Salad

Couscous is one of my favorite foods.  I didn’t eat much of it until I became part of Sephardic Jewish culture, but couscous is part and parcel of the traditional diet of North/West Africa where it can be breakfast, lunch … Continue reading

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The Glory of Spring: Pan Roasted Collard Sprouts

There’s nothing really special about sauteed greens.  It’s a fact,  It’s a platitude of earthy, seasonal, farm to table cooking.  It’s a revelation to anyone who eats canned or frozen greens of any sort. It just is.  Warning: Forgive the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Grill Relish

I published this on Twitter a while back, but then one of my Twitter buddies, local conservationist and activist Brent Bolin (@bcbolin) took advantage of one of our early humid DC spring days to grill up some asparagus, tuna and … Continue reading

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