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Yay For Leftovers

Yay For Leftovers

Yay for leftovers and odds and ends! This rice pudding is a case in point. I had leftover basmati rice from a restaurant meal several days ago and whole milk about to expire. Voilà! The rice had a few cumin seeds in it so I added several green cardamom pods (my current favorite spice) and … Continue reading

February Best Bites

February Best Bites

I had Chinese, Japanese, Mexican (my own guac), Italian, American style comfort food, and more. Meyer lemon preserves turned out well (though next time I need to make thinner slices), and I surprised myself by using up every bit of a too-thick and too-tomato-y bean and broccoli soup I’d made. I roasted some parsnips, which … Continue reading

Duck Soup

This turned out to be one of the more delicious soups I’ve made recently, I had the carcass from Thanksgiving, still with plenty of meat on it, and decided to just throw it in the pot at home one day. I added the last of the drippings (sans as much fat as I could scrape … Continue reading