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I’m Still Here and I Cooked

No matter what my issues are, there is always one thing that will send me resentfully shuffling to the stove; severely neglected refrigerated vegetables.  It is shameful the way I will meticulously paw over fruit and vegetables ( I learned that from the French) … Continue reading

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Beef and Vegetable Stew

I had some “Black Angus” beef in the freezer and decided to do a simple beef stew.  A Honesdale cattle rancher friend of my husband told him that the designation of cattle as Black Angus can be quite broad and … Continue reading

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Australian Lamb with Herbs and Pasta

  Our American children spent most of their childhood and adolescence traveling and living in foreign countries.   Their tastes have always been sophisticated because, other than the occasional “boite” of Spaghetti-Os, they ate what we ate and were taught … Continue reading

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Southern Comfort

I grew up eating enormous meals from the Southern region of the United States, consistently overcooked; grayish green beans with ham hocks and “Irish” potatoes, “hard” fried cat fish, roast beef cooked to pieces in the oven with carrots, onions and … Continue reading

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No Child Left Hungry

Today my son texted me from work to ask if I was cooking lunch.  He sounded hungry and I immediately had these irrational pictures in my mind of Biafra.  So even though I had a session at the doctor’s this … Continue reading

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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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Pork Rib Roast with Apples and Potatoes

My husband took a break from retirement avoidance and came home for a week.  It was nice to have the whole family in town for Sunday lunch. A few days before, my son and I were discussing cooking with fruit. … Continue reading

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