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Steak, Potatoes and Asparagus

It has just occurred to me why many of our vegetables are not correctly labeled; green squash for zucchini, green apple for Granny Smith, red pear for Anjou and the potential disaster, yellow squash for spaghetti squash. You see, we … Continue reading

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Chard and Cabbage Stir Fry

I’ve found a new supermarket in Hawley (about 10 miles away) that was recommended by the refrigerator guy in Home Depot after we rubbed our little hurts together about the paucity of quality produce in our region.  The supermarket is … Continue reading

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Cabbage with Turmeric, Bacon and Tomatoes

  The vegetables in the refrigerator bins have been giving me accusatory looks for a while now.  It’s not like they’re people or anything, nor are they quite alive, just dying a slow ugly death in the refrigerator bin.  Not … Continue reading

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My Breakfast Burrito

I’m not going to claim this as the breakfast burrito of all time, no.  It’s just my breakfast burrito, of this morning, of my mood and of the refrigerator.  Flour tortilla, refried beans, scrambled eggs, cheese, bacon, hot salsa and a … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau aux Lardons et Champignons

Spring has sprung and there are so many good, fresh, vegetables and fruits in the market that I can’t resist buying an inordinate amount.  I’ll probably be in refrigerator trouble if I don’t aggressively cook and invite people over.  That’s … Continue reading

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Brian Does Bacon, Blue Cheese and Veal Burgers

Our son Brian is one of the best bacon fryers in the world!  His bacon is crispy without being brittle so that it doesn’t explode into shards when you take a bite.  He inherited this talent from his father who … Continue reading

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Ti Pwa Lardons

When I was in Haiti in the 80s, I remember a Haitian Creole song on the radio that praised petit pois or fresh peas.  It was about peas served with something but I have forgotten the song lyrics.  Too bad. … Continue reading

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