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Smoked Neckbone Potato Soup

It snowed this morning and as my husband keeps pointing out, this is March.  I don’t mind that winter seems to be “tapering” off.  The snow was pretty, not a lot and it wasn’t too cold outside.  My husband just likes … Continue reading

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Colcannon

An interesting thing about the traditional American St. Patrick’s Day meal of corned beef and cabbage is that corned beef is not a traditional Irish food at all.  When they could get it the Irish ate bacon with their cabbage, beef … Continue reading

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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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Monkfish with Leeks

Our son has left and I’ve cleaned out the refrigerator to make more room for things I’m sure to buy.  I’ve got a couple of recipes I want to try from the French Saveurs magazine.  I wish M. Parret would … Continue reading

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Ocean Fish with Chard and Leeks

The good news is that I found a fishmonger, a butcher and the open market in the historic town center of Waiblingen, about 5 minutes from our house.  The bad news is that I haven’t yet learned to copy down … Continue reading

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Poached Egg with Leeks and Spinach

We had the plumbers in this morning or as the landlord writes, the blumbers, to hook up the washing machine and dryer.  They also performed some kind of maintenance on the sauna and indoor pool.   I had to say that.  Don’t … Continue reading

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No New Thing Under The Sun

“The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.”  King James Bible. Jade and I had an interesting conversation about originality in cooking.  She seemed to … Continue reading

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