Category Archives: Main dishes

Chaos

For the past 2 weeks my life has seemed somewhat chaotic and off kilter, while at the same time,   pedestrian, bland and unsatisfying.  I still haven’t figured out why.  I think it started with the yeast. This is my second … Continue reading

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Winter Lamb with Asparagus

This lamb rack has been moldering in the freezer for a while now, maybe since Spring.  Why?  Because I forgot that I had found a rack of New Zealand lamb and, seeing it in the freezer,  thought it was some … Continue reading

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Dal Makhani and Murgh Masala

I love Indian dal with it’s varied lentils and spices, but my favorite is dal makhani which mixes urad dal (black lentil) with kidney beans.  The texture and spiciness makes me think of meatless chili. Overnight soaking prepares the beans … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash and Ribs

Oddly I bought this American set of fork, knife and spoon at the Leclerc supermarket in France.  I don’t know why they were there, other than someone thought I might need them 🙂 Spaghetti squash is a very good tasting … Continue reading

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Black Cod with Bok Choy and Mushrooms

When searing Japanese style black cod (sable fish), the marinating process takes about 3 days.  My husband, a recent graduate from frozen, breaded fish objects, has been asking for this delicacy for weeks now, knowing that I had (8) 4 … Continue reading

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Easy Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet

First, line out all your “necessaires”, prep and measure out ingredients, get a big skillet.  Take a double swig of a reliable Cremant de Bourgogne and wipe your mouth with the back of your hand.  This should amuse you; it … Continue reading

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Lamb Stuffed Aubergine

I saw an old post of mine of when I was in Germany and stuffed a beautiful, round Sicilian aubergine that I got at my favorite store, Bohm’s in Stuttgart.  When the aubergine was roasted, it turned a lovely butternut … Continue reading

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