Category Archives: Recipes

Pho-less in Rural Pennsylvania

We took our daughter back to college yesterday and picked up her Lexus she received for Christmas, that has been waiting at the Toyota dealer in the school’s town.  Okay, it was a 2004 Lexus, but hey, we didn’t even … Continue reading

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Coddiwomple

Our friend and neighbor Skip, retired from his job at the local newspaper and too old to join the Navy, has decided to see the world his way and in his own time.  He’ll leave our borders for Canada, then … Continue reading

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Roasted Lamb Souvlaki with Butter Bean Soup

As children we all hated lima beans.  My mother didn’t so we ate them, unenthusiastically to be sure, but we ate them.  Democracy ended at the dinner table and crazed protesters where ejected or worse.  However everyone loved butter beans boiled … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai Eggplant with Lamb

My husband will finally be coming home next week and I will be over glad.  I imagine my Asian food obsession will be somewhat curtailed to occasionally in order to make room for the stews, meatloaves, mashed potatoes with gravy … Continue reading

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Veal Shoulder and Bok Choy Stir Fry

East and South Asian cuisine seem to be an obsession with me lately.  I’m craving color, flavor and vegetables.  Maybe to balance the dreary weather or maybe because I like East and South Asian food, not to the exclusion of other … Continue reading

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Bhindi Curry

There is no Indian restaurant in Honesdale probably because there are no Indians in Honesdale 🙂  There is the Himalayan Institute and Retreat about 5 miles away that practices Eastern based yoga, meditation, spirituality and holistic health.  But they probably don’t care … Continue reading

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Murgh Makhani

In Scranton’s Wegmans supermarket I found some packaged garlic naan, rare fresh okra and some “organic” chicken thighs.  Sounded Indian to me.  But boy howdy!  I also saw one single, “organic” veal chop for $19.95!  The American consumer purchases are apparently … Continue reading

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