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Chili Con Carne (Photo: CC Flickr Cyclone Bill)

[Recipe Redo] Chili Con Carne

May 2, 2013 | 11 Comments

In making chili con carne this week, I took a look at the recipe I posted when I was just three months into writing This American Bite. I read the recipe and I realized how...

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Grilled London Broil Steaks

Grilled London Broil

February 18, 2013 | 31 Comments

A Jewish wedding is rich with traditions that begin as soon as a couple announce their engagement. Throw in the customs and preferences that have been celebrated by the families of the bride and groom...

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning & Vegetarian Tacos

January 15, 2013 | 16 Comments

A couple of months ago, I learned Mrs Smith was to retire.  Mrs Smith taught me when I was young, perhaps five or six years old, and not for more than a year or two...

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dukka salmon with crispy skin

Dukkah Crusted Salmon

January 3, 2013 | 29 Comments

This wasn’t a planned recipe.  This was a late night dinner that happened to be awesome.  Wednesday night is usually grocery night in our home, and this week was no exception.  Somewhere between an emergency...

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Herb lentil Salad

Live to Eat Herb Lentil Salad

August 9, 2012 | 20 Comments

For the last ten days I have been forced to think about something that I have forever taken for granted.  Do I live to eat, or eat to live?  I’ve always considered food to be...

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Barbeque, as I found out the hard way, is more than hot dogs and hamburgers cooked outdoors over a disposable grill.  When I was growing up, the height of summer was marked by a drive...

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Slow Cooked Jackfruit BBQ [Vegan]

July 10, 2012 | 12 Comments

Each Wednesday, after visiting the Farmers Market, my wife and a friend visit the international market to stock up on raw coconuts, whole cumin seeds, hot sauce and...

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This week’s menu didn’t quite go to plan. We went from intimate “one-pot” dinner to cooking for ten, plus kids and I thank our freezer for defrosting mid-week for the feast we’re going to enjoy...

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