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Vichyssoise

On a hot August day, what could be more refreshing than a nice bowl of… soup? Yah, youbetcha! When the soup is ice cold and creamy and so very, very tasty Vichyssoise. Otherwise known as “cold potato soup.” Some folk … Continue reading

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Indonesian-Style Swordfish

I will admit that we have been on a bit of a seafood kick of late, what with Coconut Basil Shrimp, and the Glazed Salmon and all; but, I have also, it seems, gone on a bit of a coconut … Continue reading

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Banana & Mango Chutney

The 1960’s Lobster Curry recipe that turned me on to Garlic Butter Peanuts, also called for serving the curry with a banana chutney. Hmmm. This, I had to try; with, of course, a few adjustments and tweaks here and there. … Continue reading

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Key Lime Grilled Shrimp

I found some tempting looking wild-caught Argentinian Pink Shrimp in the freezer section of my market and thought to myself, “why not?” The fact that they were deveined and peeled was also a big plus. So, one pound bag o’ … Continue reading

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Mrs Maisel’s Brisket

So, first things first: Full disclosure: I could not find a brisket at my market, and the social distanced line to talk to one of our very nice butchers was longer than I cared to deal with at the time, … Continue reading

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Walnut and Roasted Pepper Pesto

I honestly cannot recall where this book came from. It has been sitting in (one of) my stacks of ‘cookbooks to look through’ for a while and, well, both of us finally looked through it and found quite a lot … Continue reading

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(Baked) Bean Soup

Some things I haven’t always known about canned baked beans: Number one: most are gluten-free. I would say all, but one never knows what someone will slip in when they can. Number two: cousins in the UK promise us that … Continue reading

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Shrimp Scampi Tetrazzini

A long time ago, in a leafy suburb far, far away, I shared a large house with four friends from college. Now, one would think that, five folk, all with at least bachelor degrees, would all be able to manage … Continue reading

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Aioli, For the Win!

A quiet afternoon. The sun has finally shown itself after days of clouds. After days at home. We’re having air fryer cod fillets tonight, so I may as well take about five minutes and make a fresh batch of aioli … Continue reading

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Green Goddess Dip and…

I have long been tempted by the thought of Green Goddess Salad Dressing. Except… most recipes I have come across  in the past called for anchovies and tarragon – two things that I have not really cared for whenever I’ve … Continue reading

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