From the monthly archives:

August 2011

Odd Eats: Nattō

by Valerie August 31, 2011
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Folks, it's time for another edition of Odd Eats and this time, I'm taking it personally. That is, this time we're trying a Japanese dish and I'm half-Japanese so I better like it. Nattō is a popular Japanese food consisting of fermented soy beans. Its origins date back hundreds if not thousands of years and […]

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Photo Friday

by Karen August 26, 2011
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Putting Berbere to Use: Ethiopian Trout Spaghetti

by Karen August 23, 2011
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Last week you all voted from three dishes featuring the popular Ethiopian spice mixture berbere and… trout spaghetti it is! Upon first glance, there is nothing that looks “Ethiopian” about this dish, which is basically a pasta.  But this trout spaghetti has a place in Ethiopian history from when Italy occupied the country during the […]

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Mast-O-Khiar+Mast-E-Mooseer+Ruffles=Love

by Karen August 15, 2011
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Any proper foodie, especially one with a food blog, would probably never admit to loving Ruffles chips as much as I do.  Generally, I'm not a junk food lover and really don't care for Ruffles on their own, but put a big bowl of mast-o-khiar or mast-e-mooseer (cucumber and mint yogurt and shallot yogurt, respectively) […]

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Bibimbap

by Karen August 8, 2011
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Bibimbap is one of those dishes that makes that adage about eating with your eyes entirely true.  This classic Korean dish is a beautiful mélange of colorful fresh vegetables, a little bit of meat, and often topped with a bright runny fried egg and then mixed together with rice and deep red gochujang, a spicy […]

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Photo Friday

by Karen August 5, 2011
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