Cranberry Scones

Fame I'm going to dispense with the story completely for this very simple recipe for cranberry scones. I did have people critcise the previous recipe for being overly long. It was a summer day, three years ago, when I was at my friend Twane's house. And he, being highly proficient in the kitchen,…

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Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi This, translated literally, is potato cauliflower, where aloo = potato and Gobi is cauliflower. Now, be careful, because there is gobi and then there is gobi. And, as you know, there is the Gobi, which is a desert. (Not dessert!) This is Fool Gobi, where the Fool is a Flower, thus…

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Adventures in Sourdough

Sourdough!   Sourdough became the buzzword of the pandemic in 2020.  Everyone who was stuck at home decided to experiment with sourdough. Every one started a sourdough starter and baked sourdough bread. Except I. As is normal in my life, I procrastinated for months before I came under the spell of this wond'rous…

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How To Write a Recipe

Introduction Over the years I've written a few How To articles and also some recipes, but I've never written a How To Write a Recipe. Despite the COVID-19 crises, or maybe because of it, demand for such an article has followed the usual demand levels that we see here at SloWord, ranging from…

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Okra Yogurt

Introduction It's time for okra with yogurt, folks. Yep! A recipe. A real one. With okra! But first! No, I'm not going to insert a video of Danny Kaye as The Inspector General. I did that once before and it's old now. So then what? How should boredom be achieved? Hmm. I know!…

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Kanji

Introduction This is a recipe. A recipe that is natural. A natural cure for constipation. You're here at Sloword.com, so naturally, I have to give you a story to go with the recipe. It's in the nature of things here. Many, many moons ago, I was a young lad. As young lads do,…

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The Coffee Post – 1

This is a coffee post. It has been semi-commissioned. Semi? Yes. There was a sort of contest on for a "coffee post". This is my entry. And a very good entry it will be too. I think. No, they said to use "I believe" or "I strongly believe" in that two-day training course…

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The Great Festive Okra Recipe

Introduction to Okra A very dear friend, who really should have known better, asked me for an okra recipe, because I'm the greatest bhindi (or okra) lover she knows, she says. She's having guests over next weekend and rashly decided to make bhindi (aka okra) and recklessly appealed to me for a suitable…

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