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Chiapas Pot Roasted Pork - Cochito Chiapaneco

Chiapas Pot Roasted Pork - Cochito Chiapaneco

I adapted this delicious, crispy-edged meat recipe from Rick Bayless's Mexican Kitchen. Nancy and I used to eat…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2016
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1 vote
446 views
Spicy Cuban Ropa Vieja

Spicy Cuban Ropa Vieja

I wanted to serve a slightly more flavorful version of Ropa Vieja, the classic cuban beef dish, over black beans and rice for a friends'…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2016
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1 vote
470 views
Mediterranean Lamb Stew with tomato, mushroom and eggplant (Kokkinisto)

Mediterranean Lamb Stew with tomato, mushroom and eggplant (Kokkinisto)

I used to order a delicious lamb stew at the New Kappadokia restaurant in…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2016
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1 vote
1453 views
Italian Steak Salad

Italian Steak Salad

We adapted this from a Giada De Laurentis recipe. It's simple, but incredibly delicious. Our kids powered through more than we imagined possible. No…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2015
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2 votes
485 views
Shaved Brussels Sprout and Farro Salad

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Farro Salad

This recipe is adapted from one by Susan Spungen. I thought it was phenomenal. If you can't find Farro, you…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2015
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3 votes
723 views
Grilled Salmon with Brazilian Garlic Marinade

Grilled Salmon with Brazilian Garlic Marinade

I adapted this recipe from one in Steven Raichlen's The BBQ Bible. It come originally from a famous seafood…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2015
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3 votes
1192 views
Flank Steak Marinated Asian-Style

Flank Steak Marinated Asian-Style

This was really simple and the steak came out incredibly tender. We bought a good quality flank steak - which…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2015
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4 votes
808 views
Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado

Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado

This is a delicious recipe that we adapted from one by Tyler Florence. The combination of asian flavors explodes in your mouth but doesn't overwhelm…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2015
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3 votes
731 views
Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

It is rare to have a side dish which everyone keeps reaching for instead of the main dish. That's especially true if its a fairly simple green…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2015
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7 votes
1535 views
Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

We made this dish with Swai, but it would work equally well with basa, tilapia, catfish, sole, or any other mild and flaky white fish. The pesto is…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2015
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2 votes
1224 views