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When trying to recreate a recipe, it’s probably a good idea to have tasted it sometime in the last decade.  I have this glorious memory of the Beef and Barley Soup served at the Madrigal dinners in my high school.  I was a lowly serving wench back in those days, kept out of the kitchen […]

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The fridge has been cleaned out and restocked, and I’m on my way back up the ladder after a dismal week of culinary mishaps.  It happens to everyone, I suppose, but for some reason I seem to take the hit harder than most.  I screwed up egg salad for the love of criminy.  That is […]

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Lobster Bisque

So it’s a bit non- traditional, but we ate our lobster bisque accompanied by grilled turkey and cheese sandwiches.  Loving husband and I had a miscommunication and he ate my reserved lobster meat before I could add it to the bisque.  I can’t get upset, though, since that means A) he loved the prepared lobster […]

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Last night I had the pleasure of dinner by myself with a glass of wine and a book. This is *very* unusual and was most welcome. I’ve always enjoyed dining by myself. I like to go to restaurants by myself as well. Sometimes I really miss the days when I was working and I’d go […]

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Around Christmas and Easter, and a few other times, you can find ready to cook hams in the grocery. They come in a shank portion and a butt portion. I go with the shank portion because it has less gristle and is easier to carve. A ready to cook ham has been wet cured and […]

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Tortilla Soup

Everyone seems to have their own version for tortilla soup. Some are thick, some are thin, some are creamy, some are brothy, some are red, some are green. This one’s mine. Without the fried tortilla strips, this soup wouldn’t be much. It would still taste good, but the tortilla strips make the meal. I don’t […]

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Tonight’s Recipe : Black Eyed Pea Soup 1 leftover shank bone with some meat attached from a ham 1 lb of dried black eyed peas, pre-soaked 1 whole yellow onion, chopped 1 lb carrots, peeled and sliced 9 stalks extra large celery with leaves, sliced 2 tsp cayenne 2 tsp chili powder 2 cans Italian […]

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