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Successful Careless Cooking

Some days I just don’t feel like cooking.  Can’t be bothered.  Could care less.  Today was one of those days.  It’s raining, there are still unopened boxes in the garage and everywhere, there is nothing truly exciting in my freezer … Continue reading

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Smelt

Whenever I see tiny fish like whitebait or sardines, I think of the fresh smelt my father used to fry.  I don’t know where he bought them but there was a season and he would come home with large sacks … 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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In Case of Famine

I always worry about not being able to find or not having enough of some cooking ingredient, spice or whatever.  Probably because I spent a lot of time in countries where this always happened.  So that’s why. Olive Salad  

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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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