The other meaning of green…

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Get ready to drool at all the made-at-home marvels on Bon Appétit today. They’ve just launched their first-ever Blog Envy feature, a slideshow of holiday recipes from food blogs all around — and my cranberry Thai curry duck breast (a few posts below) made the cut! My envy of the moment among them — and this is due to the fact that I *believe* I tried nuts exactly like these at a crowded holiday party last Saturday (Sarah, were you … Read More

Not-So-Strange Birds Part III: Cranberry Thai Curry Glazed Duck Breast with Coconut Mashed Potatoes

The culinary concept of “Asian fusion” is one that both excites and troubles me. It’s sparsely defined (there is no Wikipedia entry for it), and it sometimes can mean a melding of different Asian cuisines, or a hybrid of East-West tastes. Understood in the latter sense, I find that I really do enjoy so many of these types of dishes. I’m not saying that I have a better perspective of it than anyone else, but since Asian fusion is also … Read More