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SPANISH STYLE CHICKEN FRICASSEE

Hello. Today I thought I’d bring you one of my favorite recipes: Spanish Style Chicken Fricassee. Chicken Fricassee is a classic one-pot-wonder of a comfort food recipe, with many variations depending on the country of origin. For example, the French use cream and mushrooms in their Fricassee. My Puerto Rican stepmother adds potatoes and cilantro […]

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MY FAVORITE PASTA RECIPE

Hi There. The other day my Philadelphia dwelling son called to ask me for my favorite pasta recipe. It’s his favorite pasta recipe too. I asked him if he had first checked the blog to see if I hadn’t posted it and sure enough I hadn’t. That’s crazy because it’s my favorite pasta recipe and […]

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FISH TACO RECIPE – MY SON’S FAVORITE MOM DISH

Greetings. My middle son Taylor is home for a couple of weeks. He has the summer off from his Teach For America job in Philadelphia.  I find myself measuring times like this, which are now so fleeting at this stage in my life as a parent. He will teach for another year and then go […]

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ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR MAKING THE BEST FRIED CHICKEN

Hi there. As you may know from following After Orange County, my husband and I get together once a month with a few close friends to enjoy the simple pleasures of our enduring friendships and good, down-to-earth comfort food. We so value nourishing both our bodies and our souls around the community of our table, sharing food […]

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A PIZZA MAKING TUTORIAL

Hello pizza fans. At least I hope you are a pizza fan because I have devoted this entire week to pizza! But really, who doesn’t like pizza? First I shared with you my new kitchen appliance, the Breville Crispy Crust Pizza Maker, then I gave you a tutorial on the preparation of Olive Oil Pizza […]

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OLIVE OIL PIZZA DOUGH RECIPE

Dear friends, Yesterday I shared with you a post on our new acquisition, the Crispy Crust Pizza Maker by Breville. As a follow up to that post I promised to give you my Olive Oil Pizza Dough Recipe. I acquired this recipe some time ago from the book, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day […]

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