Tag Archives: Chicken

Potage Frigidaire

I had 4 small, grumpy looking turnips in the refrigerator and thought it would be best to do something with them today.  How right I was because when I peeled and diced them, they had a sort of woody texture … Continue reading

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Cassoulet Portuguese

This is not really a Portuguese cassoulet or, maybe it is.  I don’t really know, I just made it up because I wanted to make something for my neighbor Tonio to thank him for all the help he has provided … Continue reading

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Butter Roasted Chicken Thighs and Fennel

Butter roasted chicken Pan charred fennel with lemon, olive oil and fresh oregano.  That’s all I’ve got.  

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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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Russians

  I could never understand countries like the Soviet Union who strictly regulated or prevented their citizens’ travel to other countries.  Who made travel so difficult and near impossible that when Russians were allowed to exit, it was like they … Continue reading

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Arriba! Arriba!

I follow Chica Andaluza’s blog because 1) she knows how to cook and 2) she knows how to eat.  Of course these are excellent reasons.  So that’s why. Her latest “drool worthy” recipe is Morrete de Setas or mushrooms and … Continue reading

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“Have Some Rum, Mon”

Before Steve, our bathroom remodeler, decided to go for the big bucks he, a graduate of C.I.A., worked as a chef at Breezes Resort in Runaway Bay, Jamaica.  When he told me this, of course, I asked about Jamaican cuisine. … Continue reading

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