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Roasted Duck Leg with Spaghetti Squash

Hudson Valley Foie Gras is a duck farm located in Ferndale, New York, our old stomping ground when we has a house in Youngsville.  It’s amazing they’re still in business because for a while there was wild-eyed, fanatic pressure from … Continue reading

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Victor Victrola 1914

  By first cleaning two times with lemon oil and a light steel wool, we found the grain!  In the next phase, we lightly sanded the wood with more lemon oil, being careful to not remove the original varnish.  Lastly, … Continue reading

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Roasted Rack of Lamb with Squash

Like the ubiquitous Angus beef, Australian lamb seems to be the new heart throb in our neck of the woods.  It’s everywhere, real expensive and doesn’t compare to the flavor of New Zealand lamb.  However, at least our meat suppliers … 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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Succulent Pork Roast with Apples and Onions

I had to empty out my old, stainless steel refrigerator in preparation for the arrival of the new, white refrigerator.  Though tedious, it gave me a chance to find out exactly what I had in the freezer.  While most of the frozen … Continue reading

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Fresh Sardine Fillets with Herbs

Workers have gutted my large upstairs bathroom for a complete renovation.  It gets on my nerves that construction dust covers the whole of my townhouse.  I drink coffee at the cafe for as long as possible, go shopping for things I don’t … Continue reading

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Cuisses de Canard a L’Ail

I’ve been neglecting the ducks and I know they’ve felt it.  I don’t know what happened to me but could it be that I’ve been in a sort of  “dip” since I returned from the U.S.?  It feels as if my … Continue reading

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