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Short Ribs Braised in Red Wine

Even though the weather is more April like than March; we’re still not ready to give up our more traditionally winter dishes.  Tonight I am making short ribs braised in red wine. They will be served over fried egg noodles … Continue reading

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Salad or Fish?

Because our New Years Eve entrée was going to be Salmon en Croute, I really didn’t want a fish course.  I did need a salad course and decide why not combine the fish course and the salad course. Actually, I … Continue reading

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Skating Along

Last week George and I made a trip to our favorite fresh fish place to buy some squid.  I usually buy a pound or more, divide it into 1/4 pound portions and freeze it until I need it for paella … Continue reading

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New Year, New Toys

Christmas always means new things for me to cook.  That’s because I usually get some new toy for the kitchen – what I call toys others call  appliance, pots and pans or utensils – or new cookbooks with recipes begging … Continue reading

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A Memorial Dinner – Fish Course

I realized that I should have actually started this series of blogs with the menu I printed our for my Dad’s memorial dinner.  So, better late than never, here’s a copy  so you can follow along! A Memorial Dinner Appetizer … Continue reading

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A Memorial Dinner

Ok, so I am waaaaaay behind on my blog.  Remind me never to volunteer again!  At least until I am no longer running a full time business.  But I am back and do I have a story to tell. Last … Continue reading

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The Fish Course – Scallops with Wild Mushroom Ragout in Swiss Chard

It is a goal of mine that at least one of my New Year’s Eve courses must come from one of Charlie Trotter’s cook books.  I don’t know why I set this goal.  Maybe to prove to myself that I have the … Continue reading

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