Category Archives: American

Cod Poached in Vegetable Broth

Feeling weak and unhealthy from Omega-3 fatty acid, riboflavin and vitamin D deficiency, I finally bit the bullet and bought some frozen cod fish.  It looked okay.  Just.  It has been a difficult winter for Jade and I because we love fish … Continue reading

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Steak, Potatoes and Asparagus

It has just occurred to me why many of our vegetables are not correctly labeled; green squash for zucchini, green apple for Granny Smith, red pear for Anjou and the potential disaster, yellow squash for spaghetti squash. You see, we … Continue reading

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Chard and Cabbage Stir Fry

I’ve found a new supermarket in Hawley (about 10 miles away) that was recommended by the refrigerator guy in Home Depot after we rubbed our little hurts together about the paucity of quality produce in our region.  The supermarket is … Continue reading

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Butter Roasted Chicken Elbows with Spinach

What I really wanted today was “baby beef” liver or boudin noir or veal sweetbreads or lamb kidneys, of which I had none.  Les abats or offal are tricky things and I’m “offaly” selective when it comes to freshness and source. … Continue reading

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Cheesy Cube Steak with Egg

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Crunchy Roasted Cauliflower

Everybody is roasting cauliflower these days, so my recipe is probably not unique.  I just wanted to show off my $5.00 Macy’s plate :D  I ate this as a snack. Crunchy Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic 1 1/2 cup cauliflower florets 1 … Continue reading

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Beef Vegetable Soup

Sooo.  Yesterday I made a pot au feu broth to use for my fabulous pancake topped with sauteed foie gras and whatever else.  Today I made whatever else in the form of a beef vegetable soup using the broth and reserved … Continue reading

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