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Chive Potato Salad

Now that you’re armed with a solid burger, let’s add to your Sunday Barbecue repertoire with an all-American accompaniment: good old potato salad. Potato Salad is one of those side dishes that tends to illicit shrugs of […]

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My Simple Arugula Salad

Summer has finally arrived in this corner of the world, and we’ve had our first too-hot-to-cook days peppered throughout the last week. The only air conditioning at the Ranchito is a very old swamp cooler that makes the living room bearable, […]

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Grandpa Bill’s Radish Sandwiches

I love butter. And I’m not afraid to admit it. Always have, always will. In one of my earliest childhood memories, I’m squatting on the kitchen counter of our old house on Ardussi street. My mother […]

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Potato and Pea Samosas

Samosas are something I have wanted to make for years. Finally, life in a town with no Indian food drove me to act, and I’m glad I did. These spiced turnovers are crisp on the outside, and […]

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Semi-Sweet Potato Pancakes, for Mom

Happy Mother’s Day Mom, and to all the moms out there! May your children be angels, may breakfast be served in bed (or somewhere equally divine), and may your Mother’s Day be all that you deserve it to […]

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