Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fish Soup with Leafy Green Vinaigrette

Well at last I’ve found a decent source for fresh fish in Scranton.  The name of the shop is South Side Seafood, owned by Carl and John Pazzaglia Jr.  My neighbor Caroline was kind enough to introduce me to this source … Continue reading

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Old School Easy Chicken and Noodles

I was thinking about a woman I met in Niger.  She was from some southern state, I don’t remember which, but she made the best chicken and noodles I have ever tasted, better than my mom’s.  Normally this epitome of … Continue reading

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Spice Rubbed Beef with Crispy Roasted Vegetables

I went into the Super Duper Market yesterday to look for some beef.  I avoid Weiss Supermarket because they seem to have a lot of expired fresh vegetables and other products.  As you know, I prefer my vegetables to expire … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Well no Dorothy, we’re not in Burgundy anymore.  We’re in Wayne County Pennsylvania where schools are many times closed because of the winter weather.  However, Snow Days are only for school children, adults go to work on these days and are on … Continue reading

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Pinto Beans

I’m back in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.  My bathroom in France is still not finished.  I just kicked everyone out, locked the doors and hopped on the plane, hoping to forget that nightmare until it’s time to go back, fire the renovation … Continue reading

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