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Easter 2017

Finally getting around to this.  I’ve been a little busy preparing to close down the house here in Honesdale, while dealing with the day to day.  Anyway. In the Sahel of West Africa (Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal), the women prepare … Continue reading

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An Irish Thanksgiving

I saw a gorgeous bacon roast on Bord Bia, the Irish food board, months ago and vowed to make it for Thanksgiving.  The side dishes were traditionally Irish; potatoes and cabbage. Because this wasn’t to be the typical Thanksgiving feast, I set … Continue reading

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  I could never understand countries like the Soviet Union who strictly regulated or prevented their citizens’ travel to other countries.  Who made travel so difficult and near impossible that when Russians were allowed to exit, it was like they … Continue reading

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Panna Cotta with Strawberry Coulis

Tomorrow I’ve invited a few people over for lunch and thought I’d get a head start on the strawberry panna cotta.  The white chocolate base is perfect with this fresh, gariguette strawberry coulis.  My kind of dessert; easy and do … Continue reading

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Good Ole Girl Lunch

I decided to have some “good ole girls” over for lunch today.  Good ole girls like good food, good wine and just love to laugh out loud.  We began with a Bailly Cremant Chardonnay and potted shrimp. http://atomic-temporary-17826715.wpcomstaging.com/2011/09/02/crevettes-en-pot/ I knew … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Panna Cotta with Berries

I’ve never had panna cotta before.   I’ve always seen it on restaurant menus but because I almost never order dessert, I just haven’t tasted it.   I tried to get one of the dessert fiends in the family to … Continue reading

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