Brazilian in Manhattan

Archive for November, 2008

I’m moving out!

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Hi everyone;  brazilianinmanhattan.com is moving on (to a better place). As part of my efforts to make my blog easier to navigate and thus much more enjoyable for all, I have created a new format with a new title (everything else stays the same, I promise) I am not going anywhere! So… without further ado […]

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Thanksgiving Fiasco!

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Big Thanks to My Family! Every year since we moved here we celebrate  thanksgiving dinner with our family, so I never tried to cook this meal from scratch. This week while watching my favorite cooking programs they all made everything look like a breeze. I know there is plenty of editing behind, but for some […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

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            Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Ingredients: For the soup:  2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup (1/4-inch) diced onion 1/4 cup (1/4-inch) diced celery 1/4 cup (1/4-inch) diced carrot 1 cinnamon stick Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper About 4 cups chicken stock 1/2-teaspoon ground toasted coriander, optional 1 1/2 […]

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Spicy Home Fries

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My Husband bought these little cast iron skillets and my first reaction was not so positive when I read that you can’t wash then with detergent. But now I absolutely love them. You clean them with water and salt then dry them over a stove flame. Otherwise they will start to rust. It’s very fast […]

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Next!

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  Last Thursday for no reason my site was down, I tried to contact my host in many ways, sent emails, tried to call… 4 hours later, no acknowledgement. I lost my patience and dropped them. I Decided to pack and move, but let me tell you, it’s not an easy task. So since Thursday, […]

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Trick & Treat !

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Halloween is one of my favorites holidays I love the costumes (the babies are my favorite). They all look adorable, now even the dogs get to dress up, very funny. But we never get into the costume part. First I thought that once we get used to the holiday we would try it, but it never […]

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