“The Little Paris Kitchen” visits Boston!
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“The Little Paris Kitchen” visits Boston!

Hello readers, It has certainly been a while. In the interim while I’ve been away, I hope that you have enjoyed your other readings, good food and company with friends and family, and perhaps a little getaway or two. BlueBoots has gone on a number of adventures (oh, finishing another year of graduate school, planning … Continue reading

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Egyptian Kofta @ Home
Culinary Creations / Culinary Creations and Recipes / Food

Egyptian Kofta @ Home

My gustatory palette has been cycling between Brazilian, Chinese, and Egyptian cuisines lately, much to BrownBear’s delight, and after a lonnnnnnnng and indecisive stroll through the grocery store last week, and a little enthusiastic suggestion from BrownBear I took a deep breath and attempted this home-cooking favorite from my childhood. I’ve written some posts (see links … Continue reading

A Lovely Spring Brunch chez moi
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A Lovely Spring Brunch chez moi

I enjoyed putting together this lovely little brunch for three of my dear friends on a Saturday morning. The food, company, and sunshine were delightful. The personal parfaits were fun, healthy, and tasty and were in Anthropologie’s cute Moroccan tea glasses. In the first photo, you can see a pink one in the top left … Continue reading

Fruit Fondue Skewers
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Fruit Fondue Skewers

Skewers, one per guest at my friend’s bridal shower. It was great, fresh, and we added pineapple moments later. Continue reading

Chinese Ginger Scallion Steamed Tilapia in 20 minutes
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Chinese Ginger Scallion Steamed Tilapia in 20 minutes

The past few weeks, I’ve ended up after a day’s work within walking distance to Chinatown,which is much more often than normal. When I was a kid, ginger scallion with tilapia used to be a staple order when we went out to eat at our go-to place, a restaurant called Chinatown in Morton Grove, Illinois. … Continue reading