Monthly Archives: May 2012

Pho, Pho, Pho

My favorite thing about pho is the pairing of crunchy vegetable toppings with hot flavorful soup.  This was very good.  Thanks R.S.! Unfortunately, I was unable to find fresh bean sprouts and had to use a jar of mixed Asian … Continue reading

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Stuffed Pork Filet Mignon with Sauteed Spinach and Roasted Sweet Potato

Cruising through the market today looking for thinly sliced sirloin for the Pho https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/05/23/what-were-having-pho-lunch-tomorrow/ , Jade and I saw this pork filet mignon, stuffed with bacon and goat’s cheese.  What could we do?  After we purchased the filet, we asked the … Continue reading

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What We’re Having Pho Lunch Tomorrow

There is a fantastic site called Ang Sarap http://angsarap.net/, featuring the cuisine of the Phillipines and Asia, that has become one of my favorites.  Wonderful recipes and gorgeous photography, I almost always, unless it’s cake, want to eat and/or make whatever … Continue reading

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Lemon and Honey Salmon with Chinese Cabbage

It’s been a while since our last salmon fix.  Today’s the day!  We prefer our salmon skin on, so that’s why it was beyond annoying when I thawed the beautiful salmon fillets from the fish monger and discovered that they … Continue reading

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Pan Roasted Artichokes

For the curious, here’s something about me you probably didn’t know; repetitious mention of the word “healthy”, when referring to food preparation and/or consumption brings out the “Rosemary’s Baby” contrarian in me and makes me want to stop reading, heat … Continue reading

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Bucatini with Meatballs

Does it count against me in the “The Game of Freezers” that I took out ground pork and veal to make meatballs, but put in a really irresistible pork belly? It’s not my fault.  I was just wandering through the market, looking … Continue reading

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L’Ambiance des Halles: Bouillabaisse Maison

L’Ambiance des Halles is my fishmonger.  In addition to selling fresh fish and seafood, they have a shellfish bar, small restaurant and seafood platters for take away.  Difficult to please when it comes to fish, I usually don’t bother with … Continue reading

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