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Tilapia Poached in Vegetable Broth

Of course I’ve been cooking but not taking pictures and posting because I’m obsessed with the wind up 1914 Victor Victrola that we purchased from an antique shop.  The Victrola was found neglected for about 30 years in an old … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017

We’re invited over to a neighbor’s tonight at 10:00 p.m. for a New Year’s celebration.  Our refrigerator is choked with leftover odds and ends.  I’ll be cooking again tomorrow, a boneless lamb roast from New Zealand, and thought I could make a … Continue reading

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Pork Loin Envy

Inspiration for this recipe comes from Virginia over at Our Growing Paynes who made a gorgeous looking pork loin, coating it with garlic mustard, red wine vinegar and olive oil.  I liked the sound of that and I just happened to … Continue reading

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Veal Stuffed Mini Peppers and Patty Pan Squash

I saw some patty pan squash in the market and I’d never cooked it before, so I politely asked the stall owner about French recipes for the squash.  Not very exciting, I thought.  But I just happened to have some … Continue reading

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Mirliton a la Creole

Mirliton or chayote is a wonderful, mild flavored squash that I was first introduced to in Haiti.  Steamed, stuffed or mixed with spicy shrimp, mirliton is a vegetable that appeals to  most.  Or should.  Versatile, it can be eaten alone … Continue reading

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Boudin Noir, Potimarron and Pommes Mini Casseroles

I’ve noticed a new thing in the market this past week, potimarron squash.   I love squash as long as it’s plainly cooked; none of that 1950s marshmallows, brown sugar and nuts for me!  No ma’am! This squash is bright … Continue reading

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