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Bearnaise Sauce

By Katherine I typically make Greg steak and potatoes each year for his birthday and try to do something slightly different each time.  It can be a challenge to come up with new ideas since we met in 1999. Surf … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Souffle

This is just a big, smooth, creamy, airy chocolate orgasm. Pardon my French. Use any two-quart straight sided 7-8″ dish, although a souffle dish does work the best. Good quality dark chocolate is not negotiable. Dark Chocolate Souffle 8 oz … Continue reading

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Apple Cake with Custard Cream

The recipe for this fantastic cake came from The Kitchen McCabe blog. The only change I made was to add one teaspoon ground cinnamon to the sugar in the cake. Well and I used cream instead of milk, cut the … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Best Cheesecake

This is my nana’s cheesecake recipe and it is fairly advanced. It is perfect for a large group of people due to how rich and creamy it turns out. The dough is very tricky so be gentle. Go here for … Continue reading

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What’s so Bad About Chopped Liver?

Chicken livers are not everyone’s cup of tea, especially Katherine’s. Unless they are in pate or gravy that is. So when I find a recipe that uses them well, and that she enjoys then it has to be good. This … Continue reading

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Duck Breast with a Peppercorn Cream Sauce

I love duck, but it is so unhealthy that I rarely make it at home and usually just have it at a restaurant as a treat. Katherine recently went to a new butcher shop and along with some other treats … Continue reading

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More Chicken Livers

For a long time I associated the flavor of chicken liver with any other liver. Boy was I wrong. For those folks who like beef liver, more power to you. I hate it. Hence my aversion to any liver at … Continue reading

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Scalloped Potatoes with Rosemary

This is a very hearty, heavy dish that gets better and better the more cheese you add. Scalloped Potatoes 3 tbsp butter 3 lbs potatoes washed and sliced thin 1 1/4 cup cream 1 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup finely … Continue reading

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