Bangers and Mash

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Happy New Year. I was watching some Barefoot Contessa shows on television last week. In one episode, Ina visits London, England with Jeffrey. They tour around the city (she rented a double-decker bus to haul them here and there) and … Continue reading

French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

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There were many recipes from My Paris Kitchen posted last month (and at least one this month) because that was the cookbook of the month in my Facebook Food52 Cookbook of the Month club. It’s not like I hadn’t cooked … Continue reading

Steak with Mustard Butter

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While summer is salad time around here, I cannot live on salad alone. Sometimes I pair that salad with a properly cooked steak. Because I am most often unwilling to pay the price asked at a steakhouse, I make mine … Continue reading

Pork Chops with Mustard and Capers

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Recipe #3 for me from Simple by Diana Henry, the cookbook of the month in Facebook’s Food52 Cookbook Club, was Pork Chops with Mustard and Capers. This was another winner. Simple to make, a minimum number of ingredients and none … 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

Pimento Cheese

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Why have I never tried making pimento cheese before? I am a fan of cheese, especially Cheddar. Especially old, sharp Cheddar. And I was, though I can hardly imagine it now, a Squeez-a-Snak eater. Do you remember this product? Here’s … Continue reading