Category Archives: Recipes

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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Carrot and Red Bell Pepper Soup

The secret to this soup is the toasted bread rubbed with garlic. Dip it or pour the soup over it at the bottom of the bowl. The other secret is really fresh carrots and bell pepper. Carrot and Roasted Red … Continue reading

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Barbcue Rib Calzones

By Katherine I have a terrible confession: After almost a decade in the South I’m a little tired of barbecue ribs. OK, a lot tired. Do you know how much meat sticks in your teeth and how many napkins you … Continue reading

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Potato Scones

For a true Irish breakfast don’t forget the black pudding, rashers, bangers, tomato and toast. Cheese, fruit and sweet baked goods are just an added suggestion. Potato tatties refrigerate really well and warm up in the toaster like crumpets so … Continue reading

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Peppery Pisco

It’s been a summer of Pisco at our house. We needed some inspiration for new ways to serve the liquor and found this fun cocktail called the Sargent Pepper 100 over at the Pisco 100 website. It uses grapefruit juice … Continue reading

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Baked Beans with Brown Sugar and Bacon

Homemade baked beans take time to cook, but they’re worth the effort and good all year round. Yes, they require hours of baking, but we’re in a state where the AC is fairly mandatory in the summer. Baked Beans with … Continue reading

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Candied Figs

We know figs are expensive and some of you will balk at the proportions below. But those of you with a tree in your yard or who may be lucky enough to know someone with a fig tree in their … Continue reading

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