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Spicy Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

While perusing the latest issue of Cooking Light magazine, I came upon a section entitled “International Soups.”  I’m a soup-lover from way back, and when I saw the recipe for Spicy Thai Coconut Chicken Soup, I knew I had to make it.  And ...

Mushroom Risotto and Stuffed Artichokes

Another of the goodies Victor brought back from London was a kilo of Vialone Nano rice.  Vialone Nano is a short-grained rice from the Veneto region of Italy. Nano means dwarf – and it is able to absorb twice its weight in liquid.  It makes for an inc...

Squid Ink Pasta with Truffle Butter

You just know that dinner was a success when, after completely cleaning your plate, you’re st...

Pork Tenderloin with Spicy Orange Sauce

I love sauces.  I’ve always thought them to be easy to make and a sauce really can make the ...

新年好 – Gung Hay Fat Choy – Happy New Year

  It is the Year of the Dragon.  An auspicious year, indeed, for those of us born in the year ...

Beefy Onion Soup

I love onion soup. I almost don’t even mind the amount of time it takes to make.  Almost. Th...

Spaghetti with Red Clam Sauce

After almost a week of playing bachelor, it’s good to be eating regularly, again.  Victor wa...

Simple Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff may be one of the easiest dishes to make.  Really. It’s a toss-together-in-a...

Pork Loin Leftovers

The pork roast from last night was re-purposed tonight.  When I was cooking it yesterday, I was tr...

Pork and Figs

When I was grocery shopping last week, I came across a tub of bone-in pork roasts.  It was January...

Breakfast Bruschetta

The other day Victor was flipping through channels and found Rachael Ray making an open-faced sandw...

Alton Brown’s Swiss Steak

  Back in 1975 (that would be 37 years ago for the numerically-challenged) I moved to Lake Tah...

2012 and the Food Continues…

I was looking back into the archives at what we’ve been ingesting on New Year’s Day.  ...

The Year In Pictures

[flagallery gid=1 name=”Gallery”] Here it is…  The year in pictures.  We ate wel...