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[Recipe] Hard Boiled Eggs

Hard boiled eggs have been one of those things that seem so easy to make, yet are so hard to get “looking good.”  The yolk is often smushed to one side, and the outside white frequently looks like it was the survivor of a chain saw massacre.  Yet there is hope! Print [Recipe] Hard Boiled ... Read more


Ecuadorean Cooking School

We spent a full day last week at a cooking school here in Cuenca.  Unfortunately, I got rather sick shortly afterwards (sore throat, etc — not related to the school) and my brain went offline for most of the past week.  I am only now getting around to writing about the experience. The class was ... Read more


[Recipe] Stuffed Bell Peppers

Print [Recipe] Stuffed Bell Peppers Author: Burt Johnson Recipe type: Main Dish Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  50 mins Total time:  1 hour 20 mins Serves: 4   This is a quick and easy one-pot meal that has become a favorite of guests. It also makes excellent left-overs. Just spread a little tomato sauce over top and ... Read more


[Recipe] Tuscan Chicken

We eat a lot of chicken in Ecuador.  It is cheap, plentiful, and can be used in so many dishes that it becomes the go-to meal, both for quickie “what do I make tonight?” meals and for guests.  This is a recipe I first saw in The Wanderlust Kitchen web site, and have slightly modified ... Read more


[Recipe] Coconut Balls

I read lots of food blogs, and often come up with recipe ideas from them.  I usually make a recipe three or four times before I decide I have it tweaked to my satisfaction, and certainly before I decide it is delicious enough, and easy enough, for adding to my blog.  In the last several ... Read more


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