Category Archives: Beef

Relief from cabin fever. 2/5/19

I know that those of you who have suffered through the polar vortex will find our Northern Californian mewling wimpish but it has been cold (for here) and rainy for four days! And much like when we lived in much … Continue reading

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Food from the freezer. 1/30/19

We get home today around noon from St. George, UT. ¬†During the time we were away we sold our car and completed the sale of our house. It was not a pleasant undertaking but it is done and we are … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with meat sauce. 12/11/18

Having eaten Italian food for three weeks in December I took a little break from it after we got home. Now I think enough time has passed to start making it again. The sauce I make is based on ground … Continue reading

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Carbonnade √† la Flamande. 1/2/19

Every so often because we went on a Viking cruise I get an email with recipes from various regions they sail to. I have saved a few of them and, since it is winter, I thought I would try one … Continue reading

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Christmas dining. 12/25/18

Our son and his wife arrived and met us in Florence. We are celebrating Christmas here. Unfortunately we could not procure our usual Christmas bagels and lox so we settled for Italian panattone. There is a bakery downstairs from the … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebration! 12/8/18

Every year I celebrate my birthday with my friend who has a birthday the day after mine. We have been doing this for many years, probably more years than most of my readers have been alive! It is a fun … Continue reading

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Stretch your food budget. 12/4/18

On Tuesday we made a beef stew. There was less than a pound of meat in it and some potatoes, onions, and a few limp carrots and celery. We had some leftovers but not enough for a whole meal. So … Continue reading

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