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Hot Italian Sausage, Onions and Peppers

The Butcher Shoppe in Lake Poconos was selling homemade, hot Italian sausage that the owner warned us, several times, of it’s spiciness.  Yeah right, we said.  Give us six.  They were very hot and spicy, but in a good way … 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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Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings with Courgettes

A quick, easy lunch of oven baked chicken wings and sauteed courgettes with onions. Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings 12-15 large chicken wings, seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic powder and smoked paprika Flour 1 1/2 tbsp butter Dust the chicken wings with the … 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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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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Showing a Little Leg

Cornish game hens are not game birds but hybrid chickens.  Although I grew up eating these birds, I didn’t know that until today!  Never too old. So I guess that’s why I immediately liked the French poussin; just another little chicken. … Continue reading

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Ti Pwa Lardons

When I was in Haiti in the 80s, I remember a Haitian Creole song on the radio that praised petit pois or fresh peas.  It was about peas served with something but I have forgotten the song lyrics.  Too bad. … Continue reading

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