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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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Guinea Fowl and Mushroom Ragout

“Thanks God!” as my friend Magdalene says.  I’ve found a wonderful butcher shop about an hour away from Honesdale that can and will provide me with the joy and enthusiasm for cooking and blogging in the U.S. which has been … Continue reading

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Braised Curried Oxtails with Orzo

I mentioned to a friend in France that I was looking for a good quality cover for our feather bed.  There was an awkward pause, and then she asked why I would need a cover, other than the one that … Continue reading

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Hot Italian Sausage Soup

  Frightened to drive in the snow and ice, I’ve been staying close to home cooking from the freezer and listening to music.  This is one of my favorite Ray Charles’ videos, featuring Billy Preston on the organ. My husband … 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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Fresh Tagliatelle with Mushroom Sauce

The renovation of the Farmers’ Market is finally complete!  Such a relief for me and my coffee buddies because that means that the market door is again just a few feet from our table 🙂  The temporary market, located on … Continue reading

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Pappardelle avec Petit Pois

Inspiration for the pasta with peas came from Saveurs magazine.  The recipe was a little crazy because the title was Pappardelle with peas and mint but there wasn’t any mint in the recipe however there was basil.  Peu import, as they … Continue reading

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