Category Archives: Cooking

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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Baked Pork Chop with Cabbage

Tragically, my little black Le Creuset omelette pan is in France😦  I thought, no problem, I’ll get another for the house here.  Unfortunately, I cannot find a black cast iron Le Creuset omelette pan anywhere!  The only thing I found was … Continue reading

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Ground Steak, Cucumber Pickle and Spinach

I bought a package of mini cucumbers the other day because they were cute and had a picture of what looks like a little Haitian boy on the cover.  Maybe he’s not Haitian, although the cucumbers came for Canada (all … Continue reading

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Lamb and Chickpea Stuffed Aubergine

I found some enormous eggplants at Dave’s SuperDuper Market this week.  I don’t really like this eggplant size; I’d rather the smaller Japanese variety or a small to medium young, domestic eggplant.  If you make this recipe, I’d suggest 4 … Continue reading

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Portuguese Chicken with Roasted Capperino Peppers and Eggs

In order to avoid continuing to watch the terrifying train wreck that has become our election campaign, I decided to hang out in the kitchen.  I had a thawed, small chicken and knew the seasonings for Portuguese chicken.  I added the … Continue reading

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Baby Spinach with Char Sui Pork

Baby Spinach with Char Sui Pork 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 small onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, diced 2 large garlic cloves, slivered 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced, prepared char sui pork 6 cups baby spinach Tamari soy sauce … Continue reading

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