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Beef Stew

Beef Stew and Mashed Potatoes

It has definitely turned into stew weather. It was 22°F when we headed off to the gym, this morning, and I think it got up to a whopping 32°F by this afternoon. It’s dropping back down as I type. I can tell I’m getting old simply by noticing the ...

Pork and Apple Stew

Pork Stew with Apples

Brrrr… it’s cold, outside. It’s that biting cold that seems to go right through ya. And there’s rumor of a bit of snow on the way, too. Nothing major – 2″-3″ – but I’m sure it’s enough to send the cra...

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

I picked up a couple of red peppers at the store the other day while doing the shopping, and when we...

Cottage Pie

Individual Cottage Pies

Your culinary terminology factoid of the day is: A Shepherd’s Pie is made with Lamb. A Cottage...

Cassoulet

Cassoulet

If you have ever had the opportunity to have a real cassoulet – resplendent in duck fat and co...

Dijon and Cognac Beef Stew

Dijon and Cognac Beef Stew

After about 15 minutes into this recipe, I was a bit worried… I had followed the recipe fairly...

Chicken with Fennel and Lentils

Chicken with Fennel and Lentils

Instead of getting feet of snow, we’re supposed to get about 26 hours of solid rain, starting ...

Chicken Grand-Mère Francine

Chicken Grand-Mère Francin

Tonight’s dinner comes to us from our friend, Ann, up north in the frozen tundra. Winter is a ...

Cornish Game Hen

Cornish Game Hen

I couldn’t tell you the last time I had a Cornish Game Hen. Probably back in my hotel days, so...

Orecchiette

Orecchiette with Olives

One week from right now, we will be on the train to Niagara Falls. In fact, we will almost be there,...

Turkey Pot Pie

Turkey Pot Pie

This is fun – while everyone else in the world is anticipating their turkey, we’re alrea...

Beef Pot Pies

Beef Pot Pies

What do ya do when you have leftover Boeuf Bourguignon?!? Why… make Beef Pot Pies, of course! ...

Paella

Faux Paella

It’s getting towards the end of the grocery week and the produce bin is looking a bit scarce. ...

Chinese Chili

Chinese Chili

Okay… here’s one for the fusion-folks – a mashup of cultures with a familiar look ...