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Thanksgiving Planning 101

Thanksgiving Planning 101

I love Thanksgiving. It’s a time for me to pull out all of the stops and show my friends and family how much I adore them by cooking up a feast. Starting about 15 years ago I began the annual Pot-Luck Thanksgiving Feast. I make a turkey or two, stuffing, gravy, [Read More]

Indian Spiced Pan Fried Pompano (Pomfrit)

Indian Spiced Pan Fried Pompano (Pomfrit)

A lot of fish is eaten around The MacKay Way. Boy was the Feller excited to find our local fish monger carried fresh Pompano, a fish he knew as Pomfrit back in India. Formerly we’d had some Pomfrit that had been frozen in India and flown in. Sadly it tasted super [Read More]

Kampung Coconut Chicken

Kampung Coconut Chicken

As you must know by now, I LOVE Asian flavors. Of course, I love Italian and French flavors too. OK, so I’m partial to food… The word, kampung, means village in Malay. The Malay chicken, which is typically found in rural villages, would be a great breed for this [Read More]

Spicy Parchment Hake with Mixed Vegetables

Spicy Parchment Hake with Mixed Vegetables

We adore fish around our house. The feller comes a running when he smells it cooking as do the cats waiting for their special treat. As part of Clean Out the Coffers March, I went through the bits and pieces that were left in my hydrator for this one. There’s a list [Read More]

Three Cup Chicken with Thai Basil & Green Beans

Three Cup Chicken with Thai Basil & Green Beans

Over the last 12 years I spent a significant amount of my time working and living between New York City and Asia, including China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. I was fortunate enough to be able to take the time once in a while and get into a kitchen with Fu, the woman who most [Read More]

March is Coffers Clean Out Month

March is Coffers Clean Out Month

I am a lucky lucky gal. I have a full (too full?) freezer. A full pantry and time on my hands while I continue to look for a job. I’ve deemed March as Clean out my Coffers Month. The bulbs are begining to bloom, the local CSA will start in a few months as will [Read More]

Tomato-Onion Masala with Shrimp

Tomato-Onion Masala with Shrimp

This is a recipe that has developed over a period of time. A bit of this and that until we got it JUST RIGHT! It’s spiced and tangy with just enough bite to make things interesting! Printable version of Recipe Serves 4-5 as a main entree  Ingredients: 2 [Read More]

Potato-Bell Pepper Vegetable

Potato-Bell Pepper Vegetable

This is a wonderful and simple Indian side dish from Maya. (Thanks Maya!) It’s REALLY REALLY easy and everyone seems to love it! I’ve served it along side Indian dishes of course, but it’s equally as tasty with a piece of fish and some rice. After [Read More]

Beer and Poha Chiwda

Beer and Poha Chiwda

When my fella’s Mom came to visit last fall she brought will her a container of Poha Chiwda that had been made by a family friend because she knew how much he loved it. What is it? Think Spicy Indian Chex mix. Typically it’s served in a bowl with a spoon. You [Read More]

Ma Po Tofu

Ma Po Tofu

This recipe comes from my Sister-in-Law, AC. (Thanks AC!) It’s a fast favorite around our house and hers for adults and children alike! Printable version of Recipe Ingredients: 1 box soft silken tofu, chopped 1 lb. ground pork 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2″ [Read More]

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Bavarian Apple Torte

Bavarian Apple Torte

Over the summer the aunt of a dear friend passed away. We had enjoyed delicious meals at Aunt Mary’s house and [Read More]

Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Spicy Shrimp Tacos

There are days when I come home having taught a 12 hour day and the thought of cooking is almost too much for me. [Read More]

Preserved Lemons, a Lovely Gift!

Preserved Lemons, a Lovely Gift!

As with the rest of the country, finances have been tightened up here at The MacKay Way. With the holidays rolling [Read More]

Thanksgiving Planning 101

Thanksgiving Planning 101

I love Thanksgiving. It’s a time for me to pull out all of the stops and show my friends and family how much I [Read More]

Grilled Salad (You read that right!)

Grilled Salad (You read that right!)

Looking for a healthy option for your next tail gate? What could be better than a vegetarian dish that is tasty, easy [Read More]

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Bavarian Apple Torte

Over the summer the aunt of a dear friend passed away. We had enjoyed delicious meals at Aunt Mary’s house and [Read More]

Spicy Shrimp Tacos

There are days when I come home having taught a 12 hour day and the thought of cooking is almost too much for me. [Read More]

Preserved Lemons, a Lovely Gift!

As with the rest of the country, finances have been tightened up here at The MacKay Way. With the holidays rolling [Read More]

Thanksgiving Planning 101

I love Thanksgiving. It’s a time for me to pull out all of the stops and show my friends and family how much I [Read More]

Grilled Salad (You read that right!)

Looking for a healthy option for your next tail gate? What could be better than a vegetarian dish that is tasty, easy [Read More]