Llapingachos Oregon Style

Sometimes I lose track of what is in my pantry. I periodically must go in and dig around to see what I have on hand. This last time I rediscovered a couple of things that a dear friend brought for me from Ecuador several months back. One of them was a jar of refrito paste, which is a form of spice paste that has a number of ingredients including Annatto powder. Another was a jar of red palm oil, something I had never bought or cooked with before.

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Zucchini Fritters with Creamy Basil Dip

This summer my garden has been overflowing with zucchini. I probably planted too many plants and now my job has been to make use of all that I’m getting. Earlier in my blog I showed how you can use zucchini in zucchini bread and chicken tagine. Today I will show you how to make zucchini fritters that you and your family will love.

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