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The Bogeyman

The Irish food board, Bord Bia, is an organization that I follow on Facebook because of their fabulous recipes using homegrown Irish ingredients.  I have duplicated many of their recipes and they have always been good, a la Conor Bofin. … Continue reading

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Crunchy Roasted Cauliflower

Everybody is roasting cauliflower these days, so my recipe is probably not unique.  I just wanted to show off my $5.00 Macy’s plate :D  I ate this as a snack. Crunchy Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic 1 1/2 cup cauliflower florets 1 … Continue reading

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Beef Vegetable Soup

Sooo.  Yesterday I made a pot au feu broth to use for my fabulous pancake topped with sauteed foie gras and whatever else.  Today I made whatever else in the form of a beef vegetable soup using the broth and reserved … Continue reading

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Pot au Feu Broth

I think I’m losing my enthusiasm for cooking and perhaps for blogging  :(   Maybe I’ll stop now and teach myself to play the accordion or something. What am I saying?!  Spring is coming and so is France.  Healed!  Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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Dacha on the Delaware

On Sunday we went to Vadim’s and Galina’s for a late lunch.  They have a beautiful European style country house whose living room picture window affords an uninterrupted view of the frozen Delaware river.  The gazebo next to the river … Continue reading

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“So This Is Where She Makes Her Mistake”

In some classic literature novel there is a character who always says, “So this is where (he/she) makes (her/his) mistake.”  I think it was Mr. Wickfield in David Copperfield, but I’m not sure.  Still, it’s a quote I’ve always liked … Continue reading

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Lady Fingers

When I was in New Jersey, I bought a pork belly at the Asian Market, thinking to make Shinae Robinson’s caramelized pork belly again. And I did, but what I really wanted to make today was lady fingers/okra/gumbo.  That, and to … Continue reading

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