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Miso Mushroom Broth with Udon Noodles

Oddly, I found several packages of fresh “udon” noodles in the produce section of Weiss supermarket!  Okay, they weren’t the large, rounded noodles that are found in Asian markets but I didn’t want the store manager, who was obviously thinking … Continue reading

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Roasted Maitake Mushroom Noodle Soup

This all began when Trix Render of Willow River Gallery and Restaurant asked if I would like a large Hen of the Woods mushroom.  Trix is both an extraordinary chef and talented painter. Her restaurant, tastefully decorated with paintings and … Continue reading

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Mushrooms in Port Sauce

It’s mushroom season in France with dozens of varieties of mushrooms.  Envious, I trolled the stores here and found these crimini mushrooms. I wanted to make these with sherry but ruby port was all I had.   Still good. The … Continue reading

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Poached Egg New Orleans

Shrimp Clemenceau is a New Orleans specialty, usually made with shrimp, asparagus, mushrooms and fried potatoes.  The last time I made this, at Chef Dave’s suggestion, I substituted mirliton for the fried potatoes.  This time I substituted aubergine for the … Continue reading

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Beef, Mushrooms and Spinach Noodles

Today is my birthday and I’m starting to get really old 😀  In any case, I decided not to go out to lunch, but to continue to hand strip my Irish Terrier, Jessie. This is the first time I’ve attempted stripping … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Pho Broth

I was just pining for real Asian noodles with broth and wishing that someone would cook them for me.  Our Asian takeout restaurants, like in many towns and cities here in the U.S. cater to Americans who don’t really want … 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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