Category Archives: Recipes

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 much … 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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Chicken Udon Noodle Curry

When I was first introduced to Japanese cuisine, I didn’t know that they made curries.  I thought curries were for Indians Or Thai who delight in the hot and spicy.  When I started to assemble Japanese bento lunch boxes, I began … Continue reading

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Asian Braised Oxtails with Spinach

I really miss seasonal fruits and vegetables that even if not local, at least come from the same country I’m living in.  This is not to say that I’m opposed to buying imported produce, I’d just like a choice that’s not … Continue reading

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Canadian Bacon Fry Up

In general, I would say that I’m a confident cook, especially when I’ve done something a zillion times before.  However, it doesn’t matter how many times I’ve cured meat, I have a tendency to freak out a bit when I … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup with Sage

There’s nothing like a big pot of soup to chase the winter chill from your bones!  We’ve had our first snow; not a lot but just a warning. Whenever I cook, I miss my family.  The children of course are … Continue reading

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