Tag Archives: leftovers

Putting an End to Good Use

We eat a lot of fish.  I usually have fish on the menu at least once a week – sometimes more.  I prefer to buy either whole fish or a whole filet if possible as it provides me with so … 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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Waste Not….

I grew up in a family of six that tried not to waste anything useful.  For example, my grandmother loved watermelon and, after eating the pulp, would either bury the rinds around her tomato plants or pickle them as a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Wait for Toast!

Today I am gong to deviate from the New Years Eve menu to talk about Orange Marmalade.  Specifically how incredibly easy it is to make! Had I known this I would have been making fresh marmalade all along.  Our guests will … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming – Bring on the New Recipes!

I shudder to think how long it has been since I posted on this blog.  Between being very busy with guests ( a good thing!) and almost equally busy with my volunteer work for Corrales MainStreet; I have not had … Continue reading

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Moussaka on My Mind

The first time I had Greek food I was probably well into my twenties.  And I fell in love.  Spanakopita, Pastichio, Moussaka, Lamb with egg and lemon sauce, and of course, Saganaki.  The only thing I am not fond of … Continue reading

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