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BBQ Sauced Salmon with Okra

I guess okra is not very popular in my neck of the woods because I rarely find it.  But I got lucky at Wegmans’ the other day and the okra didn’t look as if it had been allowed to over mature … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here

I remembered one of my favorite films, Papillon with Dustin Hoffman and Steve McQueen.  Continually surviving the inhumane conditions of the French prison system in French Guiana, he famously declares “Hey you b*st*rds, I’m still here.”  Me too.  I’m still here.  I’m … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here and I Cooked

No matter what my issues are, there is always one thing that will send me resentfully shuffling to the stove; severely neglected refrigerated vegetables.  It is shameful the way I will meticulously paw over fruit and vegetables ( I learned that from the French) … Continue reading

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Chard and Cabbage Stir Fry

I’ve found a new supermarket in Hawley (about 10 miles away) that was recommended by the refrigerator guy in Home Depot after we rubbed our little hurts together about the paucity of quality produce in our region.  The supermarket is … Continue reading

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Star of the County Down

This is Jessie, my 2 1/2 month old Irish Terrier.  Why is her name Jessie?  Ask the French. Their naming system for pedigree dogs dictates the first letter of the name of the dog depending on the year.  2014 was … Continue reading

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Curried Chicken and Zucchini

It seems that every time I go into one of the refrigerator freezers to find something interesting to cook, I have to move aside 1 or 2 packages of commissary skinless chicken breasts.  I don’t understand why my husband constantly … Continue reading

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Quick Gambas with Soba Noodles

For most of my adult life I’ve suffered from Calientephobia or fear of a hot kitchen.  This crippling disease can cause profuse sweating, irritability and has wrecked marriages.  That’s why the majority of kitchens I have worked in have been … Continue reading

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