Recipes

Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon

August 6, 2020
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This is my go-to recipe for salmon. It’s just as tasty as the grilled trout we enjoyed in Argentina’s Seven Lakes region and gets rave reviews from friends and family. It’s modified slightly from a recipe found in USA Weekend by Pam Anderson.

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READER RECIPE: Pernil-Style Slow-Roasted Pork

May 1, 2020
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Annalisa Esposito Bluhm (Michigan, United States) shares this recipe from her Italian and Brazilian heritage. Read more about the strong family ties behind this dish.

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Hungarian Kiflies

April 7, 2020
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This holiday tradition is delicate and flaky with a dusting of powdered sugar. They need to chill overnight and assembly can be time-consuming…but they’re worth it!

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Masala Chai

March 20, 2020
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This comforting blend of black tea, milk and spices is one of India’s many culinary delights. Masala Chai is everywhere—served in terracotta cups on the train, at stalls along the colorful streets, and in shops and restaurants throughout the country.  Try this, and you’ll never go back to pre-packaged blends […]

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Chilean Sopaipillas

February 14, 2020
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We enjoyed these on a drizzly day in a small cafe in the Mapuche village of Curarrehue, Chile. Ours were served with marmalade, but they are just as good plain and warm from the fryer.

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Hungarian Gulyás

February 2, 2020
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My grandmother’s parents likely brought this recipe with them when they arrived in America from Hungary in the early 1900s. It’s been a dinnertime staple for many years and is perfect on a cold winter evening.

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Chicken Tagine with Olives and Preserved Lemon

January 27, 2020
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It’s nearly impossible to travel through Morocco without trying a tagine! This recipe is a typical version of the Moroccan stew. The tagine is named for the earthenware cooking vessel with a cone-shaped lid in which it’s cooked. A Dutch oven is a good substitute if don’t have one. You […]

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Preserved Lemons

January 24, 2020
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You’ll need to start these lemons about two months before using them. The preservation process softens the peel and gives a bright flavor to Moroccan tagines, salads and other dishes.

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Almost-Like-Paris Lamb Chops

January 24, 2020
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We learned this simple-yet-elegant way to prepare lamb chops at a class in a busy Paris neighborhood. The preparation adapts well to pork chops and elevates a weeknight meal into something special.

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Berber Omelette

January 24, 2020
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We discovered this dish on one of our many road trips through Morocco. A shopkeeper shared this bubbling tagine with lamb kefta meatballs and fresh eggs. It’s a simple dish that has become a mealtime favorite.

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