Category Archives: Dinner

Garbanzo Soup

The slow-cooked beans really bring a fantastic flavor to this simple soup adapted from The Silver Spoon. Creamed Garbanzo Bean Soup 1 cup dried garbanzos soaked in cold water overnight then drained 1 onion, sliced thin 3 cups chicken stock … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Fall Soups

It’s cool enough to survive without air conditioning, but our weather isn’t quite fall-like yet. Still we’re ready for crisp autumn days to arrive, perhaps they’ll be here by December. Here are some of our favorite soups to herald fall. … Continue reading

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Squash with Wild Rice, Pears and Almonds

This is a great main course or side depending on the size of the squash used. Acorn squash has the best texture for roasting, but any gourd would work. Make sure to toast the seeds for a snack later. Acorn … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Apples Galore

The farmers markets are still going strong, but the peaches and tomatoes are making room for apples in these parts. We’re happy with that. Apples are great in any course, why hoard them for dessert? Here are some of our … Continue reading

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Stewed Mayocoba Beans

Mayocoba, or Peruvian beans, are similar to pinto beans in texture and meatiness and taste like a mix between a kidney bean and a lima bean. They are an excellent addition to chili, stew or soup and are fairly inexpensive. … Continue reading

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Veal Shoulder Roast

This is a great way to use a tender tasty veal shoulder. Pork will also work, but not nearly as well. Roasted Veal Shoulder Rubbed with Basil 4 lb veal shoulder bone removed 6 large cloves garlic minced Zest 1 … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Fall Garden

Here are some meatless options for a nice fall feast. Start with a mushroom soup A nice rice dish and some pears for dessert

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