Monthly Archives: December 2014

Lamb Shanks with Pappardelle Pasta

Some of the best lamb shanks I’ve ever eaten were at The Cathedral Restaurant in Sens, France.  Of course this was when the Cathedral was cooking everything fresh from the market.  Unfortunately, at least for the past 2 years, most of their ingredients … Continue reading

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Christmas in Staybridge Suites, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Our son just started working in Harrisburg, Pa and didn’t have enough vacation time for Christmas.  Harrisburg is about 2 1/2 hours from Honesdale and so that he wouldn’t have to rush up and back, over the mountain in possibly inclement … Continue reading

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Seriously Spicy Aubergine and Veal with Pasta

There were two motivations behind the plate I made today.  The first was the wonderful spicy, garlic aubergine I had at the take-out Chinese in Hawley and the fact that when I went back a couple of days later it … Continue reading

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Rabbit Tajine

Super day today!  I had some lovely rabbit that I picked up from Quails R Us.  The weather was a little warmer also; 38F(3C).  Sultry 🙂 These are nice, meaty, perfectly cleaned rabbits, heads off.  The people at Quails know … Continue reading

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Herb Crusted Lamb Rib Rack

Those of you who have been following me for a while know how intolerant I am about American lamb.   I prefer to pay a premium for imported, frozen New Zealand lamb than to allow any of the American, factory … Continue reading

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Iron

One day my mother and father were having one of their infrequent spats.  My mother declared to my father that she was not made of iron.  He thought that was so hilarious that for the rest of his life “Iron” was his … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Louisiana Jamaican Meat Patties

Frustrated with trying to find decent eggs in the supermarket, we finally returned to Quails R-US Plus.  It’s really not that far from us and I don’t know what we were thinking because they have farm raised eggs, chickens, rabbits, lamb … Continue reading

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