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A Mushroom Trend?

A Mushroom Trend?

Although I do like mushrooms, for some reason I don’t cook with them a lot, except for the porcini I must have in my favorite risotto recipe. I don’t seem to have jumped on the Portobello mushroom bandwagon either, although I used to grill them at home occasionally, after a dip in teriyaki sauce. But there … Continue reading

Best Bites, and Kouign Amann alert!

Best Bites, and Kouign Amann alert!

There’s nothing better than being stuck at home in a storm with plenty of groceries…and power. So far, I’ve been very lucky, so here is a gallery of some recent indulgences, including an impromptu Spanish food tasting inspired by my nephew bringing me back some fancy sardines from Madrid. The store where he purchased them, La … 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

Gold Mine

I always say that leftovers are like money in the bank. But my leftovers are usually intentional, destined for office lunches or worknight dinners. That was the case with this butternut squash soup, which I made during a cooking binge on a recent Sunday afternoon. As I prepared to portion it out for single servings, … Continue reading

Cold Soup

I appreciate cold soup more as I get older, although I’m still not a fan of the sweet ones.  But during these oppressively hot summer days, a bowl of gazpacho, red or green, surely hits the spot, and so did the brilliant magenta beet and orange soup pictured here.  The latter has a little sweetness from the … Continue reading