Tag Archives: Appetizers

What’s Cookin’ – Sou-boerag (Armenian Cheese Pie)

In my post, Three women who helped shape my world view, I talked about one woman, Gram, who taught me a lot about life as well as a lot about Armenia and great Armenian food. I’ve already posted three of … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Gram’s Armenian Tabouleh Salad

This is my third in a series of Armenian recipes that I have been making lately as I revisit the time that I lived in an Armenian community in Boston in the early 1980s. I talked about Gram (here) in … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Lahmajoon (Armenian Pizza)

One of my favorite Armenian dishes is Lahmajoon, the Armenian version of pizza.  When I lived in Boston, you could buy these at a local Armenian bakery.  As I recall it, they would make lamejun (their spelling) on Thursdays, and it … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – A Chafing Dish of Swedish Meatballs

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What’s Cookin’ – Party Dips for Fruit and Veggie Trays

We had a party this past weekend.  We have large family gatherings and other get-togethers several times a year so we have a lot of different recipes and dishes and favorite things to make for them. Since we were going to … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – JoAnn’s Bugle Snack Mix

I am on the Board of a local parents organization.  Since we can’t have a meeting without food, we sign up to provide various salty and sweet snacks for our meetings throughout the year.  Next month, I am in charge … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Maryland Crab Cakes & Jalapeño Cream

I lived in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 1980s while I was in my 20s.  I loved New England and developed a great love for many things while I lived there – our early American history, the ocean, maniacal driving, mass transit.  … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Fried Green Tomatoes with Jalapeño Garlic Aioli

One of my favorite Southern foods is fried green tomatoes.  Truly, sometimes I think I was born in the wrong part of the country.  I love Southern food. I thought about making these because our tomato plants are on their … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Cocoa Dusted Almonds (Gluten Free)

In my earlier What’s Cookin’ post on Orange Creme Brulee, one of the garnishes was cocoa dusted almonds.  I was trying to replicate a dessert that I had at a restaurant that was truly one of the top 10 best … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Texas Rockets

Those who know me and those who follow my blog, know that I love peppers – especially jalapeño peppers.  I talk about that here. Jalapeño jelly and candied jalapeños (aka Cowboy Candy). Jalapeños.  I grow ’em in my garden.  I … Continue reading

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