The BLT – A Classic Sandwich

My ideal BLT Sandwich

This week, I have mainly been eating BLT Sandwiches (borrowing a phrase from The Fast Show). There certainly isn’t a lot that can be said about the BLT (Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato) sandwich. They are one of the most popular sandwiches worldwide, so much so that a 160 page cookbook has been written on the …

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Peking Duck (Crispy Aromatic Duck)

Peeking Duck

A couple decide to celebrate their anniversary at their local Chinese restaurant. After looking at the menu, they finally decide to share the Chef’s Special Chicken Surprise. The waiter brings them their dish served in a large cast-iron pot. Just as the wife is about to start, the lid of the pot rises a little …

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Corned Beef & Cabbage an Irish-American Saint Patty’s Day Classic

Corned Beef with Cabbage, Carrots and Potatoes

On March 17th almost everyone in the United States claims to have some Irish heritage in their blood. Aside from drinking green colored beer, chewing Guinness, wearing silly leprechaun green paper hats and being a little green around the gills from too much Irish Whiskey, there is the traditional meal of corned beef and cabbage. …

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Herbs de Provence Rub

Herbs de Provence, Kosher Salt and Fresh Cracked Black Pepper

There is this glass jar of Herbs de Provence that was mentioned in the post What is in your spice rack? that exists in the kitchen. Honestly, I have been skeptical of using it in my cooking. My skepticism is founded simply because I am not sure how to use this mixture. Herb de Provence …

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The easiest bread you will ever make – Brodmix Flerkorn

Last week we were given a box of Brödmix Flerkorn (Swedish for multi-grain bread mix) by some Danish friends. The bread mix is sold in Ikea and makes a type of rye bread popular in Scandinavia, and in Denmark would be called rugbrød, which is the basis of Smørrebrød (Danish open sandwiches). The is quite …

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