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Have you meet Rufus … and his Moroccan Chicken?

Rufus’ Food and Spirits Guide is one of my favorite go-to places to get amazing ideas and delicious recipes for meals and drinks. “Rufus” is the blog name of cooking/mixology super duo, Greg and Katherine, a couple with an annoying knack for making even the most difficult recipe seem easy. I say seem easy because, after months of trying, I have yet to master the wobbly legs technique on a perfectly cooked whole baked chicken. But, we can’t hold the Rufus guide accountable for my culinary...

Sipping Japanese Choya in the Park

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It’s so awesome to finally begin to have a taste of spring outside! On my recent trip to World Market–my favorite store, of course– I was pleased to find that they have an alluring array of picnic-sized eats and drinks from all over the globe. And I do love eats and drinks! There among a bevy of dried Spanish chorizo, German cookies, French jams and bellinis were these lovely little bottles of Japanese Choya Wine with a bonus plum inside....

Tasty Tuesday and Tuesday Tunes: Portuguese Quejadinhas and Sara Taveres

Tasty Tuesday: Portuguese Quejadinhas This is one of those recipes that everyone’s Portuguese or Brazilian grandma has a slightly different recipe for. Most recipes agree on two things; coconut and eggs. The recipe also calls for cheese, although some say parmesan, some say gouda, some just say cheese. Some grandma’s use condensed sweetened milk, some just use milk. And even with the eggs, some recipes call for whole eggs, while others call for just yolks. Oh, and some even use...