Out of Africa: Spicy Chicken Tagine

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“A rock in the water isn’t afraid of rain.”

African Proverb

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My friends Ann and Michael recently traveled to Africa for the trip of a lifetime.  They described vast open spaces of sheer raw beauty that moved them.   Kind gentle people who touched their souls. They spoke of  the many wonders of the animal kingdom where they were able to eves drop on  animals in their natural habitats intimately, on safari. A life-changing trip.  Then of course, they raved about the food.  Slow cooked foods enhanced by exotic and intriguing spice mixtures seducing their palates. Upon their return, they longed to recreate these foods at home. Continue reading