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November 2011

YBR,Your Best Recipes of November 2011

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*Before we get to November’s YBR roundup let’s congratulate the giveaway winner, shall we? Drum roll please…. Congratulations to* Asiya please contact me as soon as possible to choose your price. To see how the winner was chosen please read this, How Not To Choose A Giveaway Winner Thank you everyone for being a part […]

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How Not To Choose A Giveaway Winner

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This is a behind the scenes look at how the giveaway winner was chosen. Thank you to all of the giveaway participants. The winner will be revealed at tomorrow’s YBR roundup. In the meantime I leave you with some tips for your next giveaway. The idea was to have a or your own Cockatiels pick […]

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Sunday Snapshots: Cha Soba

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Cha means tea and Soba means buckwheat in Japanese. These are buckwheat noodles flavored with tea. The tea used to flavor and color these noodles is Matcha. Sometimes you’ll also see these noodles referred to Matcha Soba or Green Tea Soba. Matcha is my favorite green tea, I love love it. So when I saw […]

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Curried Pumpkin Gnocchi

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Gnocchi, are you a lover or a hater ? I’ve always leaned more towards the hater side. Something about those sticky dough boiled balls. Which really makes no sense since I love spatzels, pierogies and Czech dumplings. Those feelings went flying out the window a couple of weeks ago. We were at a local favorite […]

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Svarak Mulled Wine and Thankfulness

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Pin It **Thank you for voting this post into Foodbuzz daily top 9. Check out the 8 other great recipes.**   When the weather turns cold in Prague and you are out enjoying the sites there is only one way of warming up, Svařák.  Svařák (also called svařené víno) is the Czech name for mulled […]

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Pork Chops in Sake Tangerine Sauce

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Pork…I’m considering giving up pork. Not because of religious reasons but because pigs freak me out. That would mean a life without pork chops, tacos al pastor, Chorizo, and bacon. Wait no (real) bacon and no chorizo? Hmm I may have to give this whole giving up pork thing another thought. Mexicans eat a lot […]

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Sunday Snapshots: Enchanted Forest

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There is an enchanted forest in a golden city. A wild place where myth and legend come alive. It is as mystical as the ancient mythical female warrior for whom it is named after. The sun gently peeks through the trees to softly illuminate the forest. Winding paths, hills, valleys, streams, waterfalls, a reservoir and […]

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