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Kielbasa Dinner

I made some smoked Kielbasa a little while ago; it has been in the freezer until now.

I put it in a pan in a 350F oven with a little …
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Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Butter Sauce

I’ve made this before but not for a few years. A perfect meatless dinner!

There are many of recipes for this on the Internet and in cookbooks. Look a few up and …
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Spaghetti Bolognese
11 years ago

Spaghetti Bolognese

A cold winter morning yesterday, I was in the mood for some long simmering goodness on the stove. Checking my supplies and I decided on my take of a Bolognese …
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Red Wine Braised Beef Shanks
11 years ago

Red Wine Braised Beef Shanks

I had a couple beef shanks in the freezer that I took out to thaw yesterday.  Shanks need a long slow cooking and this is a perfect technique.

Red Wine …
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Fried chickpeas with Chorizo and Spinach
11 years ago

Fried chickpeas with Chorizo and Spinach

Straight from the New York Times’ (Wed Feb 24 2010) Mark Bittman (I am a fan), this simple dish was perfect on a cold night. The chorizo is the cured  & dried Spanish …
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Oven Roasted Mahi Mahi, Creamed Beet Greens, fresh bread

Nothing fancy tonight, a bit of fish, some creamed beet greens and a bit of bread.

Some nice pieces of mahi mahi.

Salt & pepper and hot paprika Into a …
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Thai Pumpkin Curry

Pumpkin is a highly versatile and today I made a Vegetarian Pumpkin Curry. This recipe is adapted from About.com’s Darlene Schmidt recipe. A rich dish, citrus tang and mild glow …
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Pumpkin with cranberry wild rice

A friend dropped off some nice little pumpkins. Sometimes a light dinner is in order. A pumpkin, some wild rice and cranberries. Simple.

Preheat oven to 350F. Halve the pumpkin …
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Lamb Chops, Brussels Sprouts and White Beans
11 years ago

Lamb Chops, Brussels Sprouts and White Beans

One of my favorite meals is lamb chops.  I started these yesterday. 

Let’s start with the marinade. Olive oil, rosemary, garlic, Calamata olives. Chop the garlic. Strip the rosemary. Place …
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