Category Archives: Recipes

Lamb and Chickpea Stuffed Aubergine

I found some enormous eggplants at Dave’s SuperDuper Market this week.  I don’t really like this eggplant size; I’d rather the smaller Japanese variety or a small to medium young, domestic eggplant.  If you make this recipe, I’d suggest 4 … Continue reading

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Portuguese Chicken with Roasted Capperino Peppers and Eggs

In order to avoid continuing to watch the terrifying train wreck that has become our election campaign, I decided to hang out in the kitchen.  I had a thawed, small chicken and knew the seasonings for Portuguese chicken.  I added the … Continue reading

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Baby Spinach with Char Sui Pork

Baby Spinach with Char Sui Pork 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 small onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, diced 2 large garlic cloves, slivered 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced, prepared char sui pork 6 cups baby spinach Tamari soy sauce … Continue reading

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Easy Sunday Brunch Casserole et al

Last week my husband and I, he who took a break from being un-retired in Haiti, motored down to Boston, a city I’ve never seen, to meet with a really cool medical specialist about my “pernicious anemia.”  Great trip all around! … Continue reading

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Poached Egg New Orleans

Shrimp Clemenceau is a New Orleans specialty, usually made with shrimp, asparagus, mushrooms and fried potatoes.  The last time I made this, at Chef Dave’s suggestion, I substituted mirliton for the fried potatoes.  This time I substituted aubergine for the … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here

I remembered one of my favorite films, Papillon with Dustin Hoffman and Steve McQueen.  Continually surviving the inhumane conditions of the French prison system in French Guiana, he famously declares “Hey you b*st*rds, I’m still here.”  Me too.  I’m still here.  I’m … Continue reading

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Beef, Mushrooms and Spinach Noodles

Today is my birthday and I’m starting to get really old😀  In any case, I decided not to go out to lunch, but to continue to hand strip my Irish Terrier, Jessie. This is the first time I’ve attempted stripping and … Continue reading

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