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Herb Crusted Lamb Rib Rack

Those of you who have been following me for a while know how intolerant I am about American lamb.   I prefer to pay a premium for imported, frozen New Zealand lamb than to allow any of the American, factory … Continue reading

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Herb Grilled Chicken with Orzo

When modern man no longer had to hunt, nor cultivate, nor worry about where his next apple was coming from, he created pesticides.  This was about the same time that grapefruit started to taste bitter because man had a surfeit … Continue reading

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Pistou Soup with Meatballs

French pistou soup is a summer vegetable soup enhanced with a pesto-like paste.  Maybe it’s influence is Italian or maybe everybody just gets around to doing the same thing with the same ingredients, more or less.  Jet-lagged. Anyway, I wanted … Continue reading

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