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Skillet Moroccan Chicken

Skillet Moroccan Chicken is one of my favorite chicken recipes. It’s easy, quick and flavorful, with a slightly sweet taste that is a bit unusual. I made this for some friends last week and they requested the recipe. So here it is… Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Turkey & Black Bean Chili

It’s time again for Tasty Tuesday. On Tuesdays I typically share a recipe, a cooking tip, or some combination of both.  You can always find all the Tasty Tuesday posts by clicking on the words “Tasty Tuesday” in the menu … Continue reading

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What’s your biggest kitchen disaster?

  Cake disaster at King Arthur Test Kitchen We’ve been talking about kitchen mishaps, mostly of the messy variety, around here lately. At Casa 1Sentence, we started telling a few more cooking stories, of different types of kitchen mishaps. Um, … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Banana Cranberry Muffins

I abhor food waste, so I found a wonderful way to use up some of my extra cranberry sauce after Thanksgiving: Banana Cranberry Muffins. They were duly enjoyed by all. So, if you still have cranberry sauce leftover (like I do 🙂 ), or if you just want to plan early for next year, here’s the recipe.

And if you don’t have extra cranberry sauce, don’t worry. I’ve also included directions for how to make your own. It only takes about 15 minutes.

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Tasty Tuesday: Homage to The Non-Consumer’s Burritos

Long ago, my friend Katy wrote about the wonders of homemade tortillas. They sounded so good, I thought I’d try it.

Are you wondering how they came out?

They were fantastic! Terrific. Wonderful. Delicious. So different from store-bought tortillas, and so much better. Everyone loved them. […] Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Apple Challah

As I’ve mentioned before, September is Apple Month around here. So far, I’ve made two types of apple cake: New Apple Cake and Grandma’s Apple Cake. Today I’m sharing a recipe for Apple Challah. Challah, if you aren’t familiar with it, is a slightly sweet egg bread. The addition of apples to this recipe makes is extra-special. […] Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: New Apple Cake

September is Apple Month around here. Apples become available around the very end of August, and we like to go apple picking at least once a year. Also, apples are part of the symbolism of Rosh HaShana (the Jewish holiday) which is normally in the early part of this month. (Jewish holidays are determined by the Jewish calendar, which is different from the regular calendar.) Anyway, the point is that we tend to use a lot of apples around here in September, and I’ll be sharing several apple recipes over the next few weeks.

I have two recipes for Apple Cake, both of which I love. They are quite different, actually, considering how similar the ingredients are. Next week I’ll share my grandmother’s Apple Cake, which is a slightly more European/Old School recipe. Today’s recipe is a bit sweeter, and the apples are cooked first which gives the cake a whole different type of taste. This one is called “New Apple Cake” just because the recipe is newer than my grandmother’s recipe. Both recipes are delicious, I promise.

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