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Happy, Angry Chicken

Happy, Angry Chicken

(My sincerest apologies to the chicken above. She’s actually a laying hen and won’t meet her demise.)    This is one of our family favorites. You can substitute a fleshy white fish (like halibut) or pork tenderloin, or even scallops.  Rice hint: the proportion is typically 1 to 2. 1 part rice to two parts […]

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An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

One of my favorite salads involves apples, and since we’re to eat one a day, this is a nice way to accomplish this. 1 head of red leaf lettuce (or butterhead, or whatever kind you like) 1 apple, cut into slices, skin on 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup gorgonzola (fancy name for blue cheese, or […]

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Tres Vite Cinnamon Rolls

(For those of you who aren’t tres French, tres vite means very fast) 5 Tbs. shortening 3 cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder Combine above ingredients by cutting with two knives until the shortening is in pea-sized crumbles. 1 cup milk Combine milk and flour mixture with a wooden spoon until stiff, but don’t over […]

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Yummy Broccoli Salad

I made an easy and yummy salad today and thought I’d share: I large head of broccoli, cut up into very small pieces 1/2 cup pine nuts 3/4 cup white raisins 1/3 cup mayo 5 Tbs. red wine vinegar 2 Tbs. sugar Toast the pine nuts by putting them in a nonstick pan and heating […]

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Three Great Soups

My friend Jen has been making my soups for large groups in Paris. I thought I’d share two of the ones she’s made (tomato basil and corn chowder) and share also my tortilla soup recipe. Perhaps today is a good day to make soup! Fresh Tomato Basil Soup This soup is especially lovely with homemade […]

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Wheat Bread with a Kick

I made this the other day and thought I’d share. This is a VERY easy and fast way (no rising) to make bread for dinner. 1 cup wheat flour 2 cups white flour 1/4 cup honey 1 tsp. salt 4 tsp. baking powder 1 cup light-colored beer 1/2 cup milk Throw all ingredients in large […]

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Three Good Recipes

Over the weekend, I made three things–all of which the kids liked, and were relatively easy. Here they are: Apple Pumpkin Soup 1 medium-sized pumpkin, seeds removed and cut into 8ths 2 apples, cored and peeled and sliced 1 shallot, minced 1 tbs. olive oil 2 cloves garlic 5 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup white […]

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A Time to Share

I once asked someone for a recipe for an amazing chicken dish. Later I asked for her muffin recipe. She didn’t say no, but she never really found the time to share them. Later, I found out, she doesn’t “do” sharing. What would the world look like if we didn’t share? In my culinary world, […]

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