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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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Tater Tots?

While we had a full house this weekend; our guests were here for a seminar and had breakfast meetings.  This allowed me to use George as a guinea pig for a potential breakfast entrée.  Thankfully most of his “guinea pig” … Continue reading

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Another Sous Vide Success!

I just can’t get enough of my SanSaire Sous Vide cooker. I am trying  – tho not always succeeding – to use the immersion cooker at least once a week.  This week I decide to try Tuna steaks.  I’ve used … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day – A Little Late

Today we are celebrating St. Patrick’s day; and yes, I know St. Patrick’s day was actually last Thursday.  A number of factors contributed to this tardy celebration. St. Patrick’s Day dawned bright and sunny but not so my husband’s stomach. … 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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New Years Eve Appetizers and Soup

I won’t be sharing all the courses I made on News Years Eve: if you really want an omitted recipe you can email.  I’m going to share the courses that were really good or started as one thing and morphed into … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Another St. Patrick’s Day is here and, as George is 1/2 Irish, and we are celebrating in the traditional manner  – Irish Stew, Champ, Soda Bread and Guinness Stout (in the stew and in a glass!) I have seen recipes … Continue reading

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