Tag Archives: asparagus

Leave the Head On

I’m starting to understand the French fuss about buying poultry with head, feet and a patch of feathers.  It’s similar to why they seem to prefer to buy their rabbit with head.  I imagine it’s so they can rest assured that they … 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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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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Flanken Beef Ribs

  I like beef ribs.  It must be a Texas thing.  My Mom prepared the beef short rib cut, the large, Neanderthal slab cut and my favorite, the flanken beef rib cut. The flanken is meaty, cut horizontally across the rib … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Traditionally, our family always has ham for Easter.  I did briefly think about lamb, but was out-voted.  After I whined about the quality of the hams in supermarkets, my neighbor, Caroline, suggested I purchase my ham from the German butcher. … Continue reading

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Regime

After several weeks of rampant excess, I suggested to my co-revellers that because we were going to have petit sale, a porky lentil dish, for lunch tomorrow that we should have a light dinner with refreshing glasses of water as … Continue reading

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Blackened Teriyaki Salmon with Roasted Asparagus

Today is both our children’s birthdays.  Jade, who is still at home, is 18 years old today and I wanted to be sure she had something she would appreciate when she got home from school. She likes fish and all … Continue reading

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