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Curried Pumpkin and Rice (recipe)

This dish came up as a whim on my part. I quite like it and think it makes an attractive side to a meat entree. It’s also great all by itself (as I sometimes have it) 🙂 Because it’s vegetarian in nature I think it […]

Caramelized Onion Sauce

Caramelized Onion Sauce

This recipe for Caramelized Onion Sauce came about as a result of the Onion Day Challenge posed by Kochtopf. According to her: In Berne (Switzerland) the annual Zibelem???rit (onion market) is held on the fourth Monday in November. This year it will take place on […]

Stuffed Melongene (recipe)

Stuffed Melongene (recipe)

Whether you call it melongene, eggplant, aubergine or garden egg, you’re referring to one of my favorite ingredients. And when you are talking about Stuffed Melongene you are definitely referring to one of my favorite dishes. It’s such a favorite that my mother makes it […]

Thanksgiving Recipes – Island Style

If I was to host a Tropical Thanksgiving, what would I serve? That question has been in my head with all the Thanksgiving promotions on the US television channels. So, for this post I thought that I would troll the ol blogosphere for Thanksgiving recipes […]

Oil Down

Oil Down, is a colloquial Caribbean name for any dish of vegetables cooked in coconut milk until all the milk is absorbed and the ingredients have turned into a creamy mush (or have ‘oiled down’). The two most popular oil downs are breadfruit oil down […]

Double Corn Spoon Bread with Green Chiles (San Francisco Chronicle’s Top Recipe of 1992)

Double Corn Spoon Bread with Green Chiles (San Francisco Chronicle’s Top Recipe of 1992)

The contrasting tastes and textures of cornmeal and fresh corn kernels enrich the following recipe from Georgeanne Brennan. Tasters at the San Francisco Chronicle really liked the charred fresh chiles and the light, souffle-like texture. Serve this anytime — even for a light supper with […]

Twice-Baked Goat Cheese Souffle (San Francisco Chronicle’s Top Recipe of 2000)

Twice-Baked Goat Cheese Souffle (San Francisco Chronicle’s Top Recipe of 2000)

This souffle is baked in individual ramekins, then cooled and baked again right before serving, making it a great choice for entertaining. Tasters loved its delicate texture and subtle goat cheese flavor.

Perfect Popovers (San Francisco Chronicles’ Top Recipe of 1993)

Perfect Popovers (San Francisco Chronicles’ Top Recipe of 1993)

The following high-rise popover recipe makes the perfect Sunday breakfast dish. Serve them hot from the oven with unsalted butter and strawberry jam. It was created by Flo Braker, who began writing The Baker column for The Chronicle in 1989. She is the author of: […]