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Chicken Thursday – 5/18/17

The braised pork shoulder is finally finished so it seems like the beginning of a week. With that in mind, we prepared Chicken Monday on Thursday. John and I shared a boneless, skinless chicken breast that he sous vide with … Continue reading

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Inverted shepherd’s pie,sort of – 4/16/17

On Saturday we got the family together for our annual Passover Seder. It is more of a springtime celebration for us than a religious event although we carefully follow the ceremony in the Haggadah. We talk and laugh and sing … Continue reading

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Woeful dieter – 12/26/16

Last night for dinner we had some leftovers  from the Christmas feast and from the hors d’oeuvres on Pilat Eve. There are so many delicious but evil things in the refrigerator! After munching on some chips and dip with leftover wine, … Continue reading

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A scrummy dinner – 12/19/16

Just learned today that “scrummy” is British for scrumptious. I was reading a site where people were talking about eating the skins of various squashes and calling them scrummy.  Squash skin, though, cannot hold a candle to our delicious dinner … Continue reading

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Grilled steak with confetti mashed potatoes and broccoli – 12/9/16

John grilled a steak and we split it. John takes the eye part and I have the cap. It is yummy. I also made this mash which I call confetti mash. I had some leftover mashed potatoes and added parsnips, … Continue reading

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Chicken Tuesday – 12/6/16

Still recovering from my upset so I was just looking for something soothing tonight.

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Election Day chicken – 11/8/16

Maybe we should be eating crow given the loss of our preferred candidate. Or humble pie. It was Republican candidate Herbert Hoover who promised “a chicken in every pot” if he was elected in 1928. That didn’t work out so well … Continue reading

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Veál shanks, mashed potatoes, and green beans – 11/5/16

We have had these veal shanks in the freezer for ages and finally decided to cook them. I whizzed up onion, carrot, celery, and garlic in the food processor to use as a flavor base.  After searing the meat John … Continue reading

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April 24, 2016 – Family Seder

We had such fun with the whole family Sunday night at our Seder. There was singing and reading plus good food too. John grilled a boneless leg of lamb and I made mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus. I put two … Continue reading

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April 22, 2016 – Earth Day and Passover

Tonight, the night of the first Seder of Passover, we just had three of us, John, our daughter, and me. We are doing the family Seder on Sunday. We started with some chicken liver pate with cornichons and our main … Continue reading

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