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It all Started with Carrots

While doing my weekly shopping on Friday I spotted some really nice small carrots with the tops still attached, in the organic section of my produce department.  I usually don’t see carrots this small and with tops so I grabbed … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Salmon

Since receiving my SanSaire Immersion Cooker two weeks ago I have experimented making poultry, beef and pork,  Last night it was time to try fish. Last Friday, during my weekly grocery shopping trip, I purchased a large salmon filet.  I … Continue reading

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In Honor of My Sister

Anyone who knows my sister, Linda,  knows she loves France, or more accurately, Paris, France. And while I only dream of dining in Paris she has done it on several occasions. But I love to indulge in French cooking.  French … Continue reading

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A New Pork Roast

We eat a fair amount of pork – mostly lean roasts, chops or tenderloin.  This week I bought a 6 pound boneless pork loin and turned it into 2 pork roasts and four 1″ thick pork chops.  My purchase will … 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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Bolognese – It’s Got Nothing to do with Bologna

I was thumbing through a copy of Bon Appetit last week and caught sight of a editor note about a Bolognese recipe that used chicken livers.  Chicken Livers?  In a red sauce?  The actual recipe was in an issue that … Continue reading

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Healthy Donuts

Healthy Donuts?  Isn’t that an oxymoron?  Not when you see these!  Ok, maybe not healthy with a capital H but healthier than fried.  About a year ago I came across a recipe for baked donuts.  I thought those would be … Continue reading

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