Wine-Braised Chicken with Shallots and Pancetta

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What five things do you always have in your refrigerator? I don’t wonder about the normal things like milk and eggs but about the things that are a little different and are used in the food you especially like to … Continue reading

Porter-Braised Chicken Thighs with Root Vegetables

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Happy belated birthday (it was October 2nd) to Chuck Williams, the founder of Williams-Sonoma! 100 years old… that’s an accomplishment. I have spent many happy hours in his stores, checking all kinds of kitchen utensils – fondling, planning, coveting and … Continue reading

Harvest Corn Chowder with Bacon

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There is no doubt, we’re headed into autumn. The days are shorter and it’s certainly cooler. I can’t see too many leaves out my window here, but I have a feeling they’re getting ready to change colours. Like this one … Continue reading

Grated Carrot Salad

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Is it an old wives tale, or do carrots really improve your eyesight? Apparently they can help. They’re rich in beta-carotene, which is what makes them, as well as pumpkins and sweet potatoes, orange. Beta-carotene indicates the presence of Vitamin … Continue reading