Uxbridge Bonspiel Casserole (a.k.a. Chicken Divan Casserole)

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You may know this as Chicken Divan Casserole, but it will always be known as Uxbridge Bonspiel Casserole to me. My mother snagged the recipe at a curling tournament she was competing in and it was in Uxbridge, so there’s … 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

Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken

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Did you manage to get through Cookbooktober unscathed? What is Cookbooktober? There are so many new cookbooks released in October that someone decided to call the month Cookbooktober. Not me, because how unwieldy is that name? Now imagine how much … Continue reading

Dorie Greenspan’s Cheesy Rice with Asparagus

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You were warned… another asparagus recipe on the way. This does end up being similar to risotto with much less stirring and much more time to read a book or something. I used a combination of Cheddar and Parmesan so … Continue reading

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Pasta – L’Autunno

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I’m not sure why this is the autumn entry in the set of four seasonal pasta recipes in The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook. Maybe it’s because of the orange apricots and golden garlic which are reminiscent of the colour … Continue reading

Cheddar Cheese Risotto

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I made the most horrendous mistake. I didn’t realize what I’d done until I was making myself a grilled cheese sandwich for lunch. Room temperature butter for spreading on the bread, nice challah bread for the outside and a lovely … Continue reading