Monthly Archives: March 2016

Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings with Courgettes

A quick, easy lunch of oven baked chicken wings and sauteed courgettes with onions. Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings 12-15 large chicken wings, seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic powder and smoked paprika Flour 1 1/2 tbsp butter Dust the chicken wings with the … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Traditionally, our family always has ham for Easter.  I did briefly think about lamb, but was out-voted.  After I whined about the quality of the hams in supermarkets, my neighbor, Caroline, suggested I purchase my ham from the German butcher. … Continue reading

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Beef Sirloin and Vegetable Stir Fry

If you buy a bag of carrots and end up with several, hidden in the middle of the bag, unattractive throwaways, it’s your own fault.  It’s like packaged rabbit; the head is sure to be there, cleverly hidden under the … Continue reading

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Poulet Curcuma

If you’ve ever wondered what the name for turmeric is in French, well it’s curcuma.  I wondered in France when I needed some for a recipe, bought a spice bottle that looked like turmeric, looking it up on the internet when … Continue reading

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Omuraisu

Omuraisu is a Japanese omelette or, deconstructed, fried rice wrapped in an egg omelette. Ketchup is traditionally added to the filling and used as decoration for the top.  However our family, not being anywhere near Japanese, thinks that ketchup is only … Continue reading

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Pork Chop and Turnip Curry

From time to time when we are in the supermarket, my husband calls my attention to Glutton Man, thick pork chops.  Apparently, some time in his life he had one of these 1 lb babies, stuffed with bread crumbs, served to him. … Continue reading

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Grilled Honey Mustard Corned Beef with Colcannon

  Scranton, PA “had the Irish in” yesterday, featuring the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, corned beef, cabbage and sanctioned binge drinking.  Although Scranton is a mere 35 minutes from Honesdale, we chose not to attend the festivities, graciously ceding … Continue reading

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