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Portuguese Chicken with Roasted Capperino Peppers and Eggs

In order to avoid continuing to watch the terrifying train wreck that has become our election campaign, I decided to hang out in the kitchen.  I had a thawed, small chicken and knew the seasonings for Portuguese chicken.  I added the … Continue reading

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Goat Ojakhuri

I’ve been thinking a lot about “cabrit boucane” or Haitian, twice cooked goat.  Why?  because I had a package of goat cubes in the freezer.  Cabrit boucane is traditionally made by first boiling a cut up whole goat with spices, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Crawfish

One of the many reasons that we adore Vadim and Galina is that they like food; to eat, to discuss and to prepare.  Since winter Vadim has been waiting for the crawfish in Lousiania to mature so that we could … Continue reading

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Lady Fingers

When I was in New Jersey, I bought a pork belly at the Asian Market, thinking to make Shinae Robinson’s caramelized pork belly again. And I did, but what I really wanted to make today was lady fingers/okra/gumbo.  That, and to … Continue reading

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Russians

  I could never understand countries like the Soviet Union who strictly regulated or prevented their citizens’ travel to other countries.  Who made travel so difficult and near impossible that when Russians were allowed to exit, it was like they … Continue reading

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Fresh Borlotti Bean Blizzard Soup

According to the weathermen, we are in for an historic blizzard starting tonight.  The inhabitants of Boston and New York City are freaking out😀 Not us!  In rural Pennsylvania, we laugh in the face of blizzards; ha, ha, ha, and … Continue reading

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Australian Lamb

During the holidays, Wegmans had an incredible sale on lamb; refrigerated floor bins filled with legs and racks.  Good prices too.  Of course the sign just said “lamb.” A tedious search of the packaging finally turned up, in some of the … Continue reading

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