Category Archives: Main Dishes

Bacon and Onion Tart

I tried to find a classic french onion tart recipe on teh internets.  I got nowhere.  Most of the recipes were overly fussy and silly, like the one that wants me to both stir frequently and to cover the onions … Continue reading

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For The Love Of Roasted Chicken

It is the simplest of things, a roasted chicken.  There are thousands of recipes out there, but the best is the one that only has few ingredients and no special techniques or tools.  When a roasting chicken is in the … Continue reading

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Yellowfin Awesomeness

If James Bond ordered tuna he would do it thusly: Tuna, fresh not canned.  He would be right.  Though, don’t get me wrong, I like a good tuna fish sandwich. Yesterday I was walking by the fish counter at Whole … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Ravioli with Bacon Lemon Sauce

I’m a pumpkin girl.  I love pumpkin.  I want to marry it. So I’m at MOM’s and what appears before me in a vision of orangey awesomeness?  Yeah, a package of fresh pumpkin ravioli. Excuse me while I drool afresh. … Continue reading

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Pizza – Fig, Chevre & Bacon

This pizza is dedicated to Kathy.  She knows why. 😀 This pizza is also dedicated to Armandino Batali.  He doesn’t know me, but I know him.  Or, at least, I’ve eaten his prosciutto in a sandwich when I visited Seattle … Continue reading

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Steak, My Love

Due to a recent medical procedure and the subsequent loss of a lot of blood, I have been ordered to eat lots of protein. * So, anyway, I’m off work for a while and being forced to eat steak. Yeah, … Continue reading

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Egg Pie

Yes, this is TOTALLY not a crustless quiche.  Totally. An old friend taught me the most important thing about this egg pie, the ratio of eggs and heavy cream.  Thank you, Gail. Ingredients 6 eggs – room temperature 1 cup … Continue reading

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Cream of Memories Soup

*First posted on January 8, 2008 on Letters Once upon a time, not to long ago, one of the most hated things in my life was the sight of a can of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup in the trash … Continue reading

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Meet My New Pot, Part II

I have a pitifully old laptop, so it won’t let me add too many pictures to a single post. So, when we last met over my new pot, Hildegard, my pork stew looked like this: Four hours later, it looked … Continue reading

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Meet My New Pot

It’s wonderful, red and super awesome!  Thank you Dad! I made a pork stew with mashed cauliflower in my new pot.  Yummay. I chopped up a bunch of aromatics, onions, garlic, shallots and ginger.  Sweet! The thing I love about … Continue reading

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