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Stuffed Breast Success!

For the last several years I have made a stuffed chicken breast  stuffed with fresh mozzarella and basil leaves and then wrapped in prosciutto.  I would sauté the wrapped breasts over high heat to sear the prosciutto, cover the pan, … Continue reading

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New Years Eve, Again

Yesterday I talked about the dinner menu we enjoyed on New Years Eve.  Today I want to share the recipes for the Lobster Mousse and the Crab Bisque.  Both turned out well tho I believe I would modify the sauce … Continue reading

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A Surprising Source!

Another Christmas Season is upon us and with it the meals with family and friends.  This past weekend I spent time with my mom and siblings celebrating an early Christmas.  My mom wanted to prepare a pre-Christmas dinner that closely … Continue reading

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Lent + Friday = No Meat

We are well into Lent and that means every Friday we have a meatless meal.  So far the Friday menus have included fish of some sort – Stuffed trout, Cioppino, Salmon filets – you get the drift.  Tonight I am … Continue reading

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Chicken, Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo

Tonight I am making Chicken and Sausage Gumbo.  I was certain I had posted a recipe for my gumbo but after searching my blog I found that I reference making gumbo but only in relation to making the roux, specifically … Continue reading

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The Tradition Continues

Looking back I find it hard to believe that I have been doing a multi-course New Years Eve Dinner for over 35 years!  Sometimes it has been for friends, sometimes family and sometimes just George and I.  For the last … Continue reading

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The Color of Corn

I’m from the midwest.  I lived most of life in Illinois with a 8.5 year detour to Wisconsin.  Summertime always meant fresh corn.  There is nothing better than stopping at a farm stand (which was literally on the farm) buying fresh corn … Continue reading

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