Categories Archives: Entrees

 

Garlic Shrimp

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February 7, 2015

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When I go to a restaurant I am my husband’s – and probably the wait staff’s – worst nightmare.  I must have it my way.  A little of this and a little of that.  If I could take a bit from each entrée it would be perfect because it seems there is always something I don’t […]
 

Split Pea Soup, Split Decision

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January 12, 2015

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When it comes to the standard way of making things, or trying something new, my husband and I are typically at odds.  For Peter, lobster has to be served steamed in a shell, shrimp can be with a cocktail sauce or in scampi.  You can’t have pizza with goat cheese and you certainly can’t have […]
 

A New Squash Appreciation

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October 13, 2014

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When I was a little girl and was given squash for dinner, I had a couple of different ideas on how to handle this undesirable vegetable.  None of them included eating it.  I either dropped it on the floor for the dog to eat, left it on my plate until it was much to cold to eat […]
 

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Apple Cider Gravy

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October 13, 2014

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There are always those times when you want something easy but a bit more than a soup and sandwich.  Maybe it’s mid-week busy night or a Saturday evening with friends.  And of course it has to turn out right every time. In conjunction with my last post this Crispy Chicken Thigh recipe from Bon Appétit goes […]
 

Farro Risotto with Roasted Squash, Apple and Kale

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October 9, 2014

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I love this time of year.  I’m ready after the humid, muggy summer to breathe in some fresh crisp air.  I long for my sweaters and log fires to warm the evenings.  With the falling leaves comes the desire of using the abundance of fall flavors such as sage, pumpkins, squash and apples. Did I […]