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Beef and Vegetable Stew

I had some “Black Angus” beef in the freezer and decided to do a simple beef stew.  A Honesdale cattle rancher friend of my husband told him that the designation of cattle as Black Angus can be quite broad and … Continue reading

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Navy Beans with Kielbasa

I found an artisanal kielbasa sausage at the Super Duper market.  Quelle surprise! Kielbasa seems to be popular in our area, however the sausages available are usually produced in large, name brand factories with God knows what profit maximizing ingredients.  I … Continue reading

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Old School Easy Chicken and Noodles

I was thinking about a woman I met in Niger.  She was from some southern state, I don’t remember which, but she made the best chicken and noodles I have ever tasted, better than my mom’s.  Normally this epitome of … Continue reading

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Green Lentil Stew with Chourico Mouro

One advantage of buying staples that you don’t have any immediate use for is that one day when you can’t be bothered to go to the store and you need to empty the freezer and refrigerator of dated items, there are … Continue reading

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Don’t Go in the Kitchen

I set my scarf on fire while browning veal.  I looked down and there was a ball of fire on my chest!  It was funny, in a kind of sitcom way, but not.  I told my son about it and … Continue reading

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Fresh Coco Bean Chili for Babies

When I shared my enchiladas with Toutoune and Willy, after the initial “spicy” shock, Toutoune said how much she liked another Mexican food, Chili con Carne.  Now people, everyone’s French palate was stunned by my “enchiladas for babies” and Toutoune has … Continue reading

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Cassoule des Haricots

I met a little lady, like me, of a certain age at the Grand Frais the other day while searching fruitlessly for dried chilli peppers.  She was standing in front of some beautiful fresh, cranberry beans, feeling each bean in … Continue reading

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