Category Archives: Main dishes

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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Teriyaki Glazed Roasted Country Pork Ribs

I guess you never really know your spouse until you get to see them every day, all day when you are retired.  It’s not like I didn’t know my husband, I knew he would have to be busy or we’d … Continue reading

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Breakfast Thoughts

Sometimes, not often, I receive comments on my blog posts that seem irrelevant or mean spirited.  Occasionally they’re funny but probably only to me :), so I trash them or if the comment is obviously from a looney tune, I block … 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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The Bogeyman

The Irish food board, Bord Bia, is an organization that I follow on Facebook because of their fabulous recipes using homegrown Irish ingredients.  I have duplicated many of their recipes and they have always been good, a la Conor Bofin. … 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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