Category Archives: Main dishes

Red Pears

Haiti was my first experience living overseas.  We didn’t live in the capitol city of Port au Prince, but in the southern town of Les Cayes, about 12-13 hours over unpaved roads, about 190 km (118 miles).  But we were young … Continue reading

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Masala

Wakeful in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, I mentally reviewed some of the great produce I bought at the Scranton Farmers’ Market, thinking of Indian masala. I still had some Tuscan kale and pretty, little red potatoes that remind me of apples when they are sliced. … Continue reading

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The Regular Farmers’ Market

` The regular farmers’ market is in Scranton, a pleasant drive, about 25-30 minutes from Honesdale. It’s big and the vegetables plentiful, varied and pretty.  They have, wait for it, fresh borlotti beans! They call them cranberry beans and they seem … Continue reading

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Big Yellow Taxi Syndrome

  “Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you got ’til it’s gone?”  I bought a frozen rabbit a while back, nostalgic for France.  It was so expensive!  And I thought quite small. When I thawed … Continue reading

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Oxtails with Gravy

Yesterday at the Super Duper Market, I saw an enormous, tomato juice sized can of “turkey gravy” made by the Campbell’s soup company.  Well!  I called my husband over and pointed out this travesty of cuisine and all he said … Continue reading

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My Breakfast Burrito

I’m not going to claim this as the breakfast burrito of all time, no.  It’s just my breakfast burrito, of this morning, of my mood and of the refrigerator.  Flour tortilla, refried beans, scrambled eggs, cheese, bacon, hot salsa and a … Continue reading

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Long Island Duck Breasts a l’Aquitaine

Bitterly, I recall the many times I blithely suggested that the poor, disadvantaged food bloggers, with no access to lardon, use bacon. What a supercilious jerk I was!  Penitent in Pennsylvania, I hopelessly trawled the meat bins at Wegmans.  I unenthusiastically  considered … Continue reading

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