Category Archives: Vegetables

Green Tomato Curry

My neighbor Caroline asked me last night if I was interested in some green tomatoes from her father’s garden.  Of course I was!  Dreaming of fried green tomatoes.  She told me that she would drop them off this morning and say … Continue reading

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Spicy Aubergine with Chicken and Spinach

Hot diggity!  This was really the best spicy aubergine I’ve made!  The “hot diggity” is an expression I learned from my mother; country Texas backwoods  but not deplorable😀 Anyway, I don’t know if it was the superior quality of the Japanese … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Chicken with Asparagus

Usually when I do a honey mustard flavored meat/fish dish, I use the mixture as a marinade before grilling or oven roasting.  This time I had some young asparagus and wondered if I could substitute a honey mustard sauce drizzled on top, … Continue reading

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Baked Pork Chop with Cabbage

Tragically, my little black Le Creuset omelette pan is in France😦  I thought, no problem, I’ll get another for the house here.  Unfortunately, I cannot find a black cast iron Le Creuset omelette pan anywhere!  The only thing I found was … Continue reading

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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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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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