Debra Dubief

Author Archives: Debra Dubief

Debra has been a curious kitchen innovator since the time she was tall enough to reach the counter. While in high school she honed her skills working in a French restaurant, which only served to further ignite her passion for food and seeing the world. In her travels food has always been the common language that would quickly turn strangers into friends. More often these days you will find Debra most at home in her kitchen, with husband and two teenaged foodies by her side or combining efforts and lingering over simple food with good friends.

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Leeks Braised with Thyme

Braised leeks are meltingly creamy with a delicate flavor that is wonderful alongside so many things. The butter, liquids and herbs can be switched out to suit your meal or… Continue

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

This recipe may look like quite a project, but it’s really three recipe in one – the dough, the filling and the glaze. Besides, you won’t be complaining when it’s… Continue

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Streusel-Topped Rhubarb and Strawberry Pie

With tart rhubarb on the scene, nothing pairs better than sweet strawberries. Don’t want to go through all the hassle of making an interlacing piecrust top? Use this great streusel… Continue

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Sorrel is on the Rise

We’re finally beginning to see some of the quintessential green things that tell us spring really is on its way. I know, technically it’s been here for a few weeks,… Continue

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Meyer Lemon and Chocolate Tart

Is there a better way to showcase last of the season Meyer lemons than pair it with delicious dark chocolate? We think not. If the full tart recipe is just… Continue

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A Good Day for Pi(e)

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love some kind of pie, but I do know plenty of people with absolutely no affection for π or pi. For this reason I… Continue

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“Uhnda Presha” – Pressure Cooker Italian Bean Soup Recipe

I’m not sure how one would phonetically spell the title of the 80’s Queen/David Bowie hit, but I will probably forever hear it in Bowie’s melodic British accent. And it… Continue

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A Gem of an Orange: Blood Orange Vinaigrette Recipe

You can’t help but love blood oranges, if only for their deep russet red hues and rich burgundy flesh. But with perfume like a strawberry, the tang of a raspberry… Continue

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With Cooked Squash, You’re Golden – Curried Squash Soup with Crab Recipe

One of my favorite things about winter veggies is the many varieties of sweet, golden squash that seemingly are always available when it’s cold. Lately though, I’ve noticed that the… Continue

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Valentine’s Day Recipe: Dungeness Crab Risotto

This luscious dish is simple to prepare and a real treat. Just remember the key to successful risotto is the gradual addition of hot stock and frequent stirring. The amount… Continue