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Pork Stir Fry with Soba Noodles

I saw some not so baby bok choy, shiitake mushrooms and broccoli rabe at the dreaded Weiss Supermarket, and because they looked acceptably fresh, I bought them.  God knows their provenance; I decided not to freak myself out by looking for “product of” tags. What … Continue reading

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Baby Bok Choy with Shrimp and Quail Eggs

  Things are ratcheting up.  The cats, dog and I have our reservations and tickets.  The wellness exam for the animals is set for the 20th, within the 10 day limit for departure, suitcases are down from the attic.  Bandit and … Continue reading

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Size Matters

Back in the day, before Perdue and Tysons, I was always impressed with large poultry.  “Look and this big ole, juicy chicken” I would triumph to my husband in grocery stores, who frankly didn’t care until it was cooked and on … Continue reading

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Twice Cooked Honey Roasted Duck Legs

I’ve found an Asian supply grocery!  It’s called Laos Asian Market.  Very old school with vegetables, fruits, rice and noodles scattered around the floor in boxes, multiple freezers and refrigerators, shelves bursting with condiments, flours, spices, tableware, baskets, chopsticks, etc. … Continue reading

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Pork Belly with Bavarian Essence Part 2

I put the pork belly in the refrigerator on Thursday night https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/pork-belly-with-bavarian-essence-part-1/, which means it stayed there until Sunday morning.  It was okay and still in good shape but I think 24 hours is enough.  My Bavarian essence is definitely a … Continue reading

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Le Petit Poussin

Whenever I see a poussin, I think of how much my mother loved to roast cornish game hens and how much we loved the days that she did.  It seems to me that little birds have a lot more flavor. … Continue reading

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Grilled Quail with Bok Choy

I had 6 pretty little quail in the freezer and decided to make an Asian marinade and grill them.  Good decision🙂 It only takes about 15 minutes to grill these succulent little babies. The Vietnamese lady in the market had … Continue reading

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