Category Archives: Italian

Venison Flank with Fresh Tomato Sauce

This needs a venison flank about two inches thick to work. Really fresh heirloom tomatoes help a bit too. Venison Flank Stewed in Tomaotes 2 lb venison flank roast 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce 3 tbsp apple … Continue reading

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Zucchini with Tomatoes and Mint

This is a quick side dish that tastes great and uses up some of the copious amounts of mint and zucchini around the house. Zucchini with Tomato Mint Sauce 1 large zucchini sliced in half and cut into 1/3″ wedges … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Grapes

Fresh grapes are the key to this simple dish. Pork Chops with Grapes 4 pork chops 1″ thick 2 cups small grapes 2 tbsp garlic minced 1 cayenne pepper diced fine 6-8 leaves basil cut into thin ribbons 1/4 cup … 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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In Our Kitchen: Rain Delays

Everything has been way behind schedule due to all the rain. Normally we would have already made the pickles and strawberry jam for the next year, but at this point the garlic scapes have just arrived and the arugula is … 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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Marinated Mushrooms

We always have mushrooms in our refrigerator. Sometimes we buy too many and this is a great way to use them up before they go bad. Plus making your own marinated mushrooms is way cheaper than buying them from the … Continue reading

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