Monthly Archives: February 2012

Linguini with Mushrooms, Parmesan and Serrano Ham

This recipe was inspired by my refrigerator and Jamie Oliver.  Yes, I over bought mushrooms again.  I can’t help it, they looked good.  I’ve still got the bizarre comment problem and am waiting for a solution from wordpress support.  Hello!? … Continue reading

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Crispy Veal Sweetbreads with Roquefort Dressing

The first time I worked with sweetbreads I was very nervous but determined to attempt something outside of my area of expertise.  When I made Dave’s Sweetbread Terrine  http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/04/30/i-poached-daves-sweetbread-terrine/, I couldn’t get veal sweetbreads so I settled for lamb sweetbreads … Continue reading

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Duck Breast in Red Wine Sauce with Two Mushrooms

Duck breasts were on sale at Leclerc in packs of 3.  I bought 2 packs for the freezer :) I can’t seem to comment on others’ posts.  I can like them but my comments don’t come through.  Does anyone know … Continue reading

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Mussels and Almandes de Mer

Well he’s going back to Southern Sudan, so I thought I’d pull out all stops.  No seafood to be had from the Nile river. And anyway, I’ve been wanting to do something with these clam-like almandes de mer .  We … Continue reading

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Proscuitto Wrapped Pork Loin

We bought our first house about 3 miles down the same road from my husband’s parents’ house in the New York Catskills.  Beautiful house, wooded on about 3 acres, deer and the occasional bear passing through.  We decided not to rent it … Continue reading

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Veal Chops Smothered in Onions and Grilled Peppers

This is a quick and easy dish I put together using one of my stove top tajines.  A skillet with a cover would work as well. Veal Chops Smothered in Onions and Grilled Peppers 4 veal chops Salt and pepper … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Fish, Chips and Mushy Peas

This morning Daisy at Cool Cook Style http://coolcookstyle.com/ informed me that my blog had been featured at What’s Cook In http://www.whatscook.in/articles/what-weve-been-reading-3091/.   Mah-velous!  Thank you Daisy.  Thank you What’s Cook In!  Okay, one more Jamie from the budget issue.  Only 1 pound 19 … Continue reading

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