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Happy Thanksgiving Day

My husband’s favorite holiday is Thanksgiving Day.  From childhood he  has always loved the annual ritual of stuffing both turkeys and bellies. Quantity was of primary importance; turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, gravy by the bucket and … 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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Jamie Oliver’s Stuffed Rack of Lamb

I had the hardest time understanding Jamie’s instructions for cutting the rack for stuffing: “Cut between the bones and through the eye of the lamb, leaving 1cm of meat still attached at the bottom”.   “Put this mixture(the stuffing) between … Continue reading

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Scallop Stuffed Leek and Salmon Roll

This is another interesting creation from the traiteur.   He wrapped fresh salmon and leeks around a stuffing made of scallops. I baked this for 25 minutes in a 350 degree oven Added a salad and voila! Wine suggestion:  Chablis

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This Is Not Hard: Boneless and Stuffed Coquelet or Cornish Game Hen

I don’t think I cook many things that are really complicated. That’s probably why I don’t bake cakes; too fiddly. After all I’m not a chef, just a woman who thinks food is interesting. So if I debone poultry, and … Continue reading

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I Couldn’t Be Bothered Stuffed Chicken Thighs

Today, I don’t know why, I just couldn’t be bothered.   I couldn’t be bothered to go to the market and/or to think of something creative for the blog.   It’s one of those days when you just want to … Continue reading

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Market Chicken Roasted in Clay Pot

I don’t usually buy whole poultry items from the market.   The reason is that they are sold with the head, feet and the occasional feather still attached.   I don’t like that.  I’d just like to assume that the chicken, … Continue reading

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