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Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #66: Cape Verdean Gufong (Cornmeal Fungine/Fritter/Doughnut/Hushpuppy) (#homecooking)

From time to time, I would get to eat someone else’s gufong or from a restaurant.  They were very different and now I understand why!   Cornmeal.  My grandmother’s recipe does … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #64: Ma’s Cape Verdean Banana Gufong (Fungine/Fritter/Doughnuts) (#homecooking)

As I promised in a previous post, I have for you another Cape Verdean favorite.   I have made these in the past and failed miserably, however, I am older and … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #62: Plantain Porridge Fail becomes Gufong Malasadas Mashup (#homecooking #itstilltastesgood)

No recipe to share today, but more of a lesson to turn failures into a success. Sometimes when you try something new, it doesn’t pan out.    In my case, I … Continue reading

July 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #43: Chinese Scallion Pancake (Congyoubing) #homecooking

More bread!   Making your own bread is one of the most satisfying things you can accomplish in the kitchen for pennies and just a little effort (think of it … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · 2 Comments

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #42: Arepas with Ground Beef and Broccoli Slaw #homecooking

I love bread and all of its cousins.   I am especially fond of fresh breads, pockets, quick breads, muffins, scones, fry bread, biscuits, and cakes that are fast and … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #20: Tamper Proof Buttermilk/Yogurt Quick Bread (Kid Friendly)

I had thought to get the Pimp My Dinner up first (it will be forthcoming), but yesterday I just had to throw the kids some leftover beans and bread.  Sometimes … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 5 Comments

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #18: Waffle Time

I have an old Belgian waffle maker that I am pretty sure I got as a Christmas gift when I first moved out, or it might be one of the … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · 6 Comments

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #3: Apple Cinnamon Muffins Kid Style

I’ve made many muffins over the years, both terribly delicious and terribly awful. Throw in “help” of the small variety and things get really complicated. I needed to find a … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

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