Category Archives: Beef

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 à 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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Instant Pot beef stew. 12/2/18

I have been craving some beef stew. This is the exact same beef stew my mother used to make when I was a kid. Back then I hated everything but I grew up and realized that the comforting flavors of … Continue reading

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Finally cooked something. 11/17/18

Let’s see, Tuesday pretzels, Wednesday egg, Thursday pizza, Friday leftover pizza, and Saturday, I finally make something. I am still needing comfort food and with John spurring me on, we make beef stew in the Instant Pot. John browns the … Continue reading

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