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Guisado de Berenjena con Ajo Asado
Guisado de Berenjena con Ajo Asado

Siete Modos de Guisar Berenjena is a traditional Sephardic song from Spain. It’s a favorite song of mine: mystical, modal, and curious, since it’s an ode to stewing eggplant. Here’s the first verse:


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Easy Lemon and Herb Roasted Chicken
Easy Lemon and Herb Roasted Chicken

When we have no time to cook during a busy week, picking up a rotisserie chicken on the way home seems like the ideal (and quickest) solution.


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Honey-Lime Chicken Bites with Mango-Jicama Slaw
Honey-Lime Chicken Bites with Mango-Jicama Slaw

One of my most requested meals has got to be one of my easiest, thank goodness.  Because some evenings, after too long a day, this mami does not want to be standing over a hot, sticky stove. A quick meal, a one platter side dish, and the familia leaves


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