Category Archives: Comfort Cuisine

Comfort Cuisine – Green Chile Chicken Stew

This winter has been a bit of a bother for many people this year.  However, if there is one good thing about the winter season it is the hearty and heart warming soups and stews that can be made this … Continue reading

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Comfort Cuisine – Cocoa Whisky Balls

I really have a love/hate relationship with this time of year.  The days are getting quite short here in the Pacific Northwest, and will continue to do so for the next six weeks; and it is becoming very dreary with … Continue reading

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Steak with Chipotle-Lime Marinade

I recently discovered this quick, easy and thoroughly delicious recipe for a chipotle-lime marinade for steak (and shrimp too).  As the days get shorter and the nights longer, this little kick of summer brings a bit of sunshine and warmth … Continue reading

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Comfort Cuisine – Sausage Black Bean Posole

During the fall and winter months, I prepare a lot of soups and stews.  They are rich and hearty, and seem to warm a body even better than a crackling fire.  One of my go to recipes is one that … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Martini

There is so much to love about this time of year.  The reds and golds of the changing leaves.  The crispness in the early morning air.  The soft warmth of the sun when it does come out from behind the … Continue reading

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Comfort Cuisine – Carne Adovada

When it comes to the word “chile” I am a bit of a snob (read bitch).  When it comes to the delectable fruit, “chile”, I am a real snob (read raving bitch).  I realize that there are two grammatically correct … Continue reading

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