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No Ribs!

Last week, while planning our menu for the upcoming week, I included some baby back ribs that were in the freezer.  I thought they would be perfect on July 4th.  Then, because ribs are always a two meal event, I … Continue reading

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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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Smokin’ Ribs

As I mentioned, I received a stove top smoker from Santa this Christmas.  Thinking about this I realize that perhaps “Santa” saw the benefit of this kitchen appliance when he realized I could now smoke small amounts of  meat, fish, … Continue reading

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Another Year Has Gone By

I jsut don’t know where the time goes anymore.  It seem like we were just celebrating Thanksgiving and already Christmas and the New Year have come and gone.  This year the gap between Thanksgiving and  New Year’s Eve seem to … Continue reading

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