Category Archives: Main dishes

Easy Miso Tuna with Radish Coleslaw

This miso marinated fresh tuna would be an elegant addition to a tapas and drinks party.  However, I’m back in Honesdale now and even my husband balks at rare tuna, which is the only way it should be served, according … Continue reading

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Smoked Ham, Split Pea and Barley Soup

After a brief, unsuccessful stint as a branch of Food Mart, Dave’s Super Duper is back!  I imagine they lost quite a few customers because they ditched their butcher and signed on to Food Mart brand prepackaged meat, cheese and … Continue reading

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Hearty French Goulash

This is a good, simple winter recipe that I found in the French Saveurs magazine.  It was just what was needed with the drizzly, miserable weather we were having. I love this pot and although I have another like it … Continue reading

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Mushroom Quiche

It’s such a shame that the harvests of wine grapes, mushrooms and truffles were adversely affected by both drought and unseasonable heavy rains.  Normally, the autumn market stands are overflowing with an unbelievable variety of mushrooms.  Really.  One is almost … Continue reading

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Thai Curried Sea Bream

I guess I’m “cooking the book” because there are so many interesting recipes in the Saveurs magazine that I MUST try them while I can get the ingredients.  I chose a whole sea bream or daurade at L’Ambiance des Halles … Continue reading

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Pot au Feu de Canette de Barberie

A canette is a female duck.  I had to look it up when I found this gorgeous recipe in the winter edition of the French Saveurs magazine.  This is a very timely recipe for all of us on antibiotics, combating … Continue reading

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Roasted Lamb and Potatoes

I guess Tonio Mendes is my favorite eater.  His appreciation of simple country dishes was acquired in Portugal where he was born and raised.  This lamb tajine is inspired by “Arni me Patates sto Fourno“, a rustic Greek dish that … Continue reading

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