Category Archives: Internationally Inspired

German Inspired Pot Roast

Today is the last day of Oktoberfest. Some think it goes through October but it doesn’t. It actually starts towards the end of September and runs until today. The original Oktoberfest is a huge festival in Munich, Germany, that’s been … Continue reading

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Spicy Beef and Rice Bowl – Korean Style

I found a package of really thin sliced beef for sale. It was a great price for beef right now, but I wasn’t sure what to do with it. I bought it anyway. It’s been so hot we want easy … Continue reading

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Thai Tofu Peanut Skewers

We’ve been trying to cut back on meat – partly for health and partly for cost and partly for the sustainability. And we love grilling and Thai flavors. I decided to give tofu skewers a try and it was well … Continue reading

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Ceviche – What is it?

What exactly is ceviche? Ceviche (also cebiche or seviche) is fish “cooked” in citrus (typically lemon or lime), then mixed with vegetables and aromatics and eaten like a salsa. I always thought it was a Mexican dish. We used to … Continue reading

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Chorizo & Potato Empanadas

Empanadas are the Mexican version of a savory hand pie. Little pie pockets filled with flavorful, savory fillings. These are filled with Mexican chorizo, potatoes and leftover pork – and they went pretty fast at our house! And they are … Continue reading

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