Category Archives: American

Chicken Noodle Soup with Sage

There’s nothing like a big pot of soup to chase the winter chill from your bones!  We’ve had our first snow; not a lot but just a warning. Whenever I cook, I miss my family.  The children of course are … Continue reading

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Les Boites

I made a very easy kale and veal meatball soup today.  It was easy because I used “les boites” or cans, prepared veal meatballs and kale in a bag.  Sometimes I lack drive🙂  The meatballs, while expensive, are of excellent … Continue reading

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Pan Roasted Cumin Butter Corn on the Cob

When I was growing up, corn on the cob was always a big hit in our family for both adults and children.  Roasted ears, slathered with butter was a treat that rivaled cake.  Maybe only for me🙂 I’ve been looking at … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Workshop

I just read that card playing “is used by Satan to seduce people into other activities.” Prostitution?  Drugs?  Grabbing intimate body parts? I guess I’m on the road to Hell today because I’m going to play cards with a group of … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Chicken with Asparagus

Usually when I do a honey mustard flavored meat/fish dish, I use the mixture as a marinade before grilling or oven roasting.  This time I had some young asparagus and wondered if I could substitute a honey mustard sauce drizzled on top, … Continue reading

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Rognons d’Agneau aux Champignons

I’ve found a trusted source for lamb kidneys!  My friend Laura McPherson recommended White Oak Pastures, a family owned farm with an online store, for a boneless pork loin roast I wanted for Thanksgiving.  While browsing the store’s products, I … Continue reading

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Mac N Cheese

I was invited to a cards and appetizer party on Tuesday but, for the life of me, I couldn’t think of an appetizer that I wanted to make.  I honestly wasn’t being a contrarian, I just didn’t want to make any of … Continue reading

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