Crusty Baked Shells and Cauliflower

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The Barefoot Contessa has a new cooking show on television. This makes me very happy. There are eight episodes of Ina Garten teaching us to Cook Like a Pro and I sat and watched them all, one after another, last … Continue reading

French Onion Soup Burgers

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A mash-up of two of my favourite things to eat: French onion soup and hamburgers. Surely that’s a recipe worth giving a tryout, right? Start with the onion. One very large onion. Slice the onion and get it into a … 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

Crispy and Sticky Chicken Thighs with Squashed New Potatoes and Tomatoes

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Single pan meals (or almost single pan, you do have to brown the chicken somewhere else) are all the rage here at Casa Whatfoodimade. They are easy to make, easy to clean up afterward and tasty. What more do you … 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

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