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Fish Chowder

Recently I bought a halibut. Here is a good way to use the bones and bits. Fish Chowder for broth 24 clams washed 1 lemon 1 8-10 lb halibut carcass chopped into small pieces Fronds from 1 bulb fennel 1 … Continue reading

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Vichyssoise

This is a fairly simple soup to make, but it does require a couple hours to chill so plan ahead. Vichyssoise 2 lbs potatoes skinned and diced small 4 large leeks cleaned and finely sliced, about 6 cups 8 cups … Continue reading

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Wild Duck with Mashed Rutabaga

Wild duck can be gamier, but is lean and delicious to us. Wild Duck with Mashed Rutabaga 1 large rutabaga peeled and cubed 1 large green onion 8 tbsp butter 6-8 wild duck breasts 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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Green Beans and Toasted Almonds

This is a great side any time of the year. The cream sauce is really light and helps create a little balance with all the heavier food that may be served this time of year. This also cooks very fast … Continue reading

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Broccoli Cheese Soup

This is a fantastic soup that is fairly quick to make. The secret is slow cooking the roux and then adding a lot of tasty cheese. Any assortment of real cheese could be used here, as long as cheddar is … Continue reading

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Cream of Squash and Turnip Soup

Roasting the vegetables really gives this soup a great flavor. It can be served in chunks instead of creamed if a heartier soup is wanted. Cream of Roast Squash 1 lb red potatoes skinned and cut into large bites 1 … Continue reading

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Braised Whole Hen

This will work well with a chicken if you do not have a hen. The leftover broth is excellent in stocks and stews. Braised Hen 4 lb whole hen cleaned, giblets separated, skinned and trussed 1 large head garlic sliced … Continue reading

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