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Ham Salad

Leftover ham and pre-boiled German eggs with a salad of roquette, cucumbers and radish. Ham Salad 2 cups cooked ham, coarsely chopped 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped 1 scallion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 heaping tsp mustard Salt Pepper … Continue reading

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Ham, Spinach and Goat Cheese Orecchiette

Inspiration for the this pasta is all over the internet, some claim it’s a Martha Stewart creation.  The original uses kale, bacon and Parmesan cheese which sounded really good to me, whoever is responsible.  However, I’m not cooking alone here, I have … Continue reading

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Chickpea Hominy Soup with Herbs

Leftover baked ham, 1 frail carrot, 1/2 bell pepper, a huge bag of baby spinach. Pots and pots of fresh herbs.  Of course there were onions and garlic, the cupboard never gets THAT bare! Got my Zen thing going on, practicing … Continue reading

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Winter Ham Stew with Steamed Cabbage

As I said to Cecilia  http://thekitchensgarden.com/ the other day, “wine is medicine”, but I also find food preparation a type of restorative.  As I removed leftover Christmas ham from the freezer, emptied the refrigerator of fading celery and leeks, added onion … Continue reading

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Fresh Market Salad

I had a little “souci” today.  My computer screen turned green 😦  Not over worried, I rushed around the corner to my computer man.  Unfortunately, he was on vacation and had left behind, to mind the store, a young apprentice … Continue reading

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Ham and Eggs

When I was about 9 years old, I remember visiting my father’s relatives on their farm near Williamsburg, Virginia.  The two things that really impressed me about these Virginians were their welcome fish fry with homemade ice cream and their … Continue reading

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Ham, Swiss and Sauerkraut Panini

So crispy on the outside!  So rich and melting on the inside!   Roger, you’ve got to get a panini press.   Under the broiler is not the same. Spread two pieces of bread with coarse grain mustard, then layer … Continue reading

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