Category Archives: Vegetables

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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Salmon, Zucchini and Sweet Potatoes

The wild salmon at the grocery store was all gone and all they had left was farm raised. The salmon from Canada had skin on, so I chose that.  The family has been whining for salmon for a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Where the Buffalo Roam

Real men from New York State don’t rely on GPS guidance. She:  You missed that turn, My Heart. He:  Don’t worry about it.  She (the GPS) doesn’t know what she’s talking about. Lost once again in Pennsylvania, we chanced upon a … Continue reading

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Buddha

Jade left the school in Massachusetts wanting to get into the Zen of meditation, green tea, vegetarianism and Buddha (Buddhism). The food in the school cantine must have been shocking.  Well whatever.  I cook vegetables anyway and we don’t all have … Continue reading

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Crispy Duck Legs with Roasted Vegetables

Yesterday I went back to the house to get the 2 packages of duck legs, good butter, Jean Louis’ duck breasts, foie gras slices and assorted fish from the remaining refrigerator freezer.  I took some other things out of the freezer … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry

I bought a lot of veg from Fresh Paradise, forgetting that I was leaving at the end of the week; bell peppers, mini courgettes, snow peas, mini asparagus, etc.  Couldn’t let them go to waste and there was that large … Continue reading

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Artichoke with Brie de Meaux Sauce

I saw a woman at the vegetable stand buying two large,  purple, globe artichokes. Because I had never cooked a purple globe artichoke, I asked her how she planned to prepare it.  She replied, “You have to cook them.”  Sotto … Continue reading

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