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Cooking for one is sometimes an (unexciting) necessity.  To me, it’s much more fun to cook imagining someone else groaning in pleasure after taking a bite.  (Hey, a girl can dream, right? 😉 )  But anyway, it doesn’t make a lot of sense to cook up a big pot of soup or whole roast when there’s just one mouth to feed—my own.   The dish that follows is perfect for small-scale cooking.  It’s quick and tasty, and even slightly redeems itself with the inclusion of roasted Brussel sprouts.

Vegetarians could omit the bacon without sacrificing too much flavor, esp. if the sprouts get nice and toasty.  Just toss in a little Baconnaise or something. (more…)

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chicken-leg6

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2 Tbsp.  

 pataks-hot-curry-paste

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2 Tbsp.

garlic-relish

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2 Tbsp.

  natures-promise-ketchup

 

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1 Tbsp. 

 

domino_light_brown

 

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  1 Tbsp.

 emerils-honey-mustard

 

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10-15 min.

mini-gas-grill

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 curry-bbq-chicken-002

 

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…actually, three:

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Here’s a simple, 4-ingredient recipe for succulent jerk pork chops.  If you’re noticing a trend in these recipes, I warned you—I got a lot of pork chops on sale. (more…)

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A couple of nights ago, I had my first encounter with Nepali cuisine at Adams Morgan’s Himalayan Heritage restaurant.  It was fun exploring the menu, which isn’t intimidating if you’re familiar with Indian food.  Our waitress graciously guided us through the Nepali offerings and recommended chicken “momo,” or steamed dumplings ($9.95):

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