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Butter Roasted Chicken Elbows with Spinach

What I really wanted today was “baby beef” liver or boudin noir or veal sweetbreads or lamb kidneys, of which I had none.  Les abats or offal are tricky things and I’m “offaly” selective when it comes to freshness and source. … Continue reading

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Butter Baked Chicken Thighs with Sauteed Red Cabbage

I always make butter baked chicken thighs because they are good and everyone is always pleased:  Salt, pepper, dust with flour, 1 tbsp butter melted in a roasting pan, bake skin side down for 25 minutes in a 425 F oven, … Continue reading

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Crusty, Buttery, Baked Quail

Whenever I can’t be bothered, but I want something good to eat, I go to my  “meat dredged in seasoned flour and baked in butter” standby.  Works everytime with chops or poultry and is so simple and fairly quick.  The … Continue reading

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Coquilles St. Jacques

A visit to the fishmonger this morning had us salivating and wanting everything.  It’s so nice that a least one person in the family shares my love of fish and it’s relatives.  The fish market’s owner is such a nice … Continue reading

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Crevettes en Pot

Potted shrimp.    I bought these cute little pots the other day and have been thinking about what I wanted to do with them.   Obviously, it had to involve some sort of fish. I had some leftover garlic and … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Mini Loaves with Strawberry Butter

We found some beautiful, flavorful strawberries in the market today. And Jade was elated and a little hyper because I was making dessert.   This is our gingerbread strawberry shortcake fantasy that she ate immediately after the picture was taken. … Continue reading

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Thyme for Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables

Wednesday market. I think that root vegetables are some of the least attractive vegetables, in a sort of “evil lurks this way” manner. It doesn’t help that the market people like to display them with that “just picked” look with … Continue reading

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