Category Archives: Dinner

Sunday Suppers: The Summer Sandwich Edition

Nothing says summer like a fresh tomato, especially when it’s between two toasty slices of bread. This week’s Sunday Suppers is an ode to the summer sandwich that glorious handheld bit of heaven whose time is way too short. Eggplant … Continue reading

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Summer Eats

Summer may come at the same time each year, but summer weather down here almost always arrives by mid Spring. Here are some of our favorite summer eats — heavy on the tomatoes, corn, zucchini and peppers. Roasted Tomato Pasta … Continue reading

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Massaman Curry

This curry is more in line with Indian food than Thai due to the sweetness of the sauce and the use of potato. Regardless it is very tasty. Authentically this is made with cheap beef cubes, but chicken thighs work … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Cherries

The scapes have finally arrived and this is a great way to use them. The sauce cooks very fast and the end result is fancy and tasty. If there are no scapes then a combination of green onions and garlic … Continue reading

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Chicken Saltimbocca

We saw this dish made all sorts of ways. Some folks browned the prosciutto, some fried up the sage leaves or rolled up the chicken. Lots were heavy on the sauce. We kept things fairly simple. This recipe made the … Continue reading

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Duck Gumbo

Use wild duck for this if possible. If using farm raised then do not use any butter in the roux and measure the amount of fat to 1/2 cup after browning the breast meat in a small amount of bacon … Continue reading

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Poached Whole Fish in Mushroom Stock

This is a great way to cook smaller whole fish like trout. Larger fillets can be substituted if desired. Either way serve with polenta in a bowl full of the broth. Poached Whole Fish with Mushroom Broth 2-3 lbs whole … Continue reading

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