Category Archives: American

Cabbage with Turmeric, Bacon and Tomatoes

  The vegetables in the refrigerator bins have been giving me accusatory looks for a while now.  It’s not like they’re people or anything, nor are they quite alive, just dying a slow ugly death in the refrigerator bin.  Not … Continue reading

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Fresh Borlotti Bean Blizzard Soup

According to the weathermen, we are in for an historic blizzard starting tonight.  The inhabitants of Boston and New York City are freaking out :D Not us!  In rural Pennsylvania, we laugh in the face of blizzards; ha, ha, ha, … Continue reading

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Things Fall Apart

I actually made this black eyed pea/potato/meatball stew the day before yesterday but was so disgusted with the whole thing that I couldn’t be bothered to post it.  I decided to post today because I was bored and the pictures … Continue reading

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Australian Lamb

During the holidays, Wegmans had an incredible sale on lamb; refrigerated floor bins filled with legs and racks.  Good prices too.  Of course the sign just said “lamb.” A tedious search of the packaging finally turned up, in some of the … Continue reading

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Panko Crab Cakes with Mango Salsa

Today I wanted to try a new crab cake recipe and found one I thought I would like; a crispy crab cake, not overloaded with filler and including panko bread crumbs.  Sounded good. I had a can of hand-picked crab from … Continue reading

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Red Wine Braised Flanken Ribs

I’m in freezer trouble again and it’s a lot more serious than when I’m in Sens.  In Sens I have an extra refrigerator with freezer in the garage for spillover.  Here I have a fairly large, but apparently not large … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Bitter, cold weather has prompted my family to nag and drop hints about soup.  Potato soup was mentioned, as was the Haitian soup giraumon.  I thought we should have a sort of fish stew like cullen skink but couldn’t bring myself to … Continue reading

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