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Recipe: Potatoes To Die For

Happy New Year! It’s 2019 in New Zealand, and has been all day. As the rest of you catch up, I wish you all the best for whatever this year brings. For the US, it brings the first major Democratic candidate to announce for the 2020 election: Elizabeth Warren. I like Warren and think she would be a good president. However, I’m not sure she will be a good candidate. Every now and then she makes... read more

Recipe: Bacon and Egg Pie

See my last post for the reason for this digression from politics, history, current events etc into recipes. However, though it’s only been a few minutes since my first recipe post, it appears to be very popular. I may have to do more of them! In New Zealand, meat pies are a perennial favourite, usually mince and cheese or steak and kidney. When I was a kid I didn’t take to meat pies.... read more

Recipe: Ham and Vegetable Quiche

Regular readers will know I recently had biologist and author Jerry Coyne to stay for part of his visit to New Zealand. He has written several posts on his trip, including a couple about his time here in Taumarunui. While in New Zealand, Jerry came to love our savoury pies. It’s a surprise to me that savoury pies are rare in the US given the number of wonderful sweet pies there. Thus, a couple of... read more

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