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Braised Oxtails with Spicy Bok Choy

My mom made oxtails frequently (at that time they were cheap).  Everyone loved them because of the generous meat portions that enrobed the bones and the rich onion gravy she “smothered” them with.  This was usually accompanied by rice and … Continue reading

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Spicy Aubergine Stir Fry

I wanted spicy, Asian aubergine but not quite having the ingredients it called for and couldn’t be bothered to go to the store, I made some aubergine with refrigerator and pantry things in it;aubergine, scallions, garlic, ground beef, bean sprouts … Continue reading

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Crispy Fried Pork Belly

I was reminded of this pork belly recipe when I saw a post for it in my “memories” on Facebook.  I just happened to have a relatively lean, skin on, piece in the freezer that I surprisingly found in the … Continue reading

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Going Ronin Rogue with Japanese Oden

A couple of weeks ago I saw/read somewhere (I’ve forgotten where) about some suggestions for Japanese programs on Netflix involving cuisine.  I think there were four or 5 that I previewed but became fascinated by Samurai Gourmet, a series about … Continue reading

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Asian Cod Fillets

Alaskan wild caught cod was available in the fish section at Weiss Supermarket.  Not daring to inquire if they had been shipped frozen, I purchased 2 lbs refusing to think further.  Unlike the thick cuts of “dos de cabillaud” cod … Continue reading

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Banh Mi

There is actually a pretty good place in Honesdale to get a banh mi Vietnamese sandwich.  A little pricey for what you get but it’s good and the taste is “correct”.  I believe they offer the sandwich with chicken or … Continue reading

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Chaos

For the past 2 weeks my life has seemed somewhat chaotic and off kilter, while at the same time,   pedestrian, bland and unsatisfying.  I still haven’t figured out why.  I think it started with the yeast. This is my second … Continue reading

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