Tag Archives: Chicken

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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Hello Gumbo!

We’ve never used our downstairs bathroom because it has always been unusable. Not just dirty but originally constructed, decades ago, with poor, cheap materials not meant to last more than a couple of years.  And they didn’t. Today Steve DeVeau, French-Canadian … Continue reading

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Bento a la Carnivore

The problem with my kitchen is that, in the 80s, the owners of the house bought top of the line, fashionable, electric, black and stainless steel appliances to compliment their quality but dark, real wood, kitchen cabinets.  Over 30 years later, the … Continue reading

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The Camera Battery Situation

Okay, long story short, I packed my battery charger in the airfreight.  When I took these pictures I had one black, blinking block showing on the camera.  Lord have mercy!  It’s not fun to take pictures when you’re stressing over … Continue reading

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