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The Devil’s Workshop

I just read that card playing “is used by Satan to seduce people into other activities.” Prostitution?  Drugs?  Grabbing intimate body parts? I guess I’m on the road to Hell today because I’m going to play cards with a group of … Continue reading

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Don’t Hurt Yourself

I enjoy cooking, so when I don’t want to cook, I don’t.  I never want to associate this wonderful past time with drudgery or, eek, housework🙂  Still, everyday is different, dependent on whether I want to be challenged by an involved … Continue reading

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Coals to Newcastle

Our family was invited by neighbors to share some New Year’s Eve appetizers and a glass or two of sparkling wine in celebration of the coming year.  Of course I wanted to bring something to share. Caroline Romano and her … Continue reading

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Not Chiquetaille d’Hareng Fume

I’ve told you about Edmond Pierre in Haiti and the chiquetaille we used to eat on his boat. In fact there were two different types of chiquetaille, one made with dry, salted cod and the other with dry, salted and … Continue reading

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Foie Gras with Latkes and Apple Compote

I’ve never been a big fan of apples.  I don’t hate them or anything, not like raisins, but I’ve just never been excited about them.  I did like those little, red, hard apples from Washington State but that’s pretty much … Continue reading

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Gravlax

Thank you to everyone who is supporting us in this horrible horrible time.  Still no news.  I made this.

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Char Siu Glazed Chicken Drumettes

The watch words for today are “easy”, “butter” and “char siu”.   Easy chicken drumettes, baked in butter, glazed with char siu sauce, then sprinkled with wild sesame seeds and Angel hair piment. Can’t – Be – Bothered! Char Siu … Continue reading

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