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Stuffed Pablano Peppers

My son’s best friend attends college in Boston but since his parents live in Mexico he spends his holidays/vacation time with our family. So in a way I have gained another son. This summer he got a job working at a local farmer’s produce stall and each evening whatever is left at the stall, comes my way. This has...
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Creamy Leeks Peas Wasabi Soup

Some years ago I discovered Wasabi Peas at our local Asian foods market. It was love at first taste and so since then I have been addicted to this spicy crunchy snack.  I love the bite of the Wasabi exterior and the crunch of the dried peas inside. Trader Joe’s sells their store version of this snack as well...
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Leeks and Potato Latkes

I know it is probably blasphemous to put a picture of any kind of Potato Latkes lying next to some crispy slices of bacon but I am not Jewish but I love traditional Jewish foods and I love bacon, so I paired up two brunch food items that I like on one plate. I hope this doesn’t offend anyone! I...
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Butternut Squash and Leek Soup


1.    One whole butternut squash 2.    One shallot 3.    2-3 cloves of garlic 4.    One large leek 5.    32 oz of chicken or vegetable broth 6.    One teaspoon of salt (or as per taste) 7.    One teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper 8.    A pinch of freshly grated nutmeg 9.    One tablespoon of unsalted butter 10.    Two tablespoons of olive oil 11.    A handful of Pepito seeds for garnishing


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