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Roasted Crispy Duck with Vegetables and Garden Herbs

Hudson Valley Foie Gras is a duck farm located in Ferndale, New York, specializing in duck products including foie gras, magret de canard (duck breast) and other parts, or whole duck and chicken.  We’ve bought both from the farm and … Continue reading

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Country Style Oven Roasted Chicken

Can you believe that the fresh rosemary and thyme sprigs are from my garden, having survived  -5 F and below temperatures!?  My sage doesn’t look that bad either 🙂 I try to find the smallest, local, non-Perdue and Tyson (they … Continue reading

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Guyanese Pepperpot with Oxtails

We were introduced to Guyanese (where they drank the Kool-aid) pepperpot at our son’s house this Christmas by his partner who is originally from Guyana.  Guyanese pepperpot is a traditional Christmas beef stew made with aromatics and spices.  The stew … Continue reading

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Herb Crusted Echine de Porc with Romanesco

I like this French cut of echine for both pork steaks and roasts.  My favorite recipe for this is when it is coated with herbs and roasted with prune stuffed apples, whole garlic heads and onions. When the roast is … Continue reading

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Grilled Herb Crusted Lamb Rack

Another freezer surprise, a rack of New Zealand lamb!  I have no idea, perhaps Baltimore, where I found these racks.  Occasionally, I do find Australia lamb (not quite the same) but rarely New Zealand. My herb garden has out done … Continue reading

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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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