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lamb and apricot tagine

I have a rather strict “no Christmas until after Thanksgiving” rule. I take open offense at stores which start trying to hawk their Christmas wares before I’ve gotten my first bite of turkey (a losing battle, I know) and I’m … Continue reading

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storzapretis

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Storzapretis, is the last recipe in the Vegetables and Grains chapter of the book, which in turn, is the first chapter that we have completed. Overall a very successful chapter and I have … Continue reading

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pan-seared duck breasts with kumquats

I must have had a premonition that November would be tough because I made the full month of recipes as soon as they were announced. Which is lucky because since then we have had very little time for cooking. Duck … Continue reading

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osso buco a l’arman

Food aversions have been a topic of conversation around French Fridays with Dorie before. It seems that most of us have a few of them lingering from childhood and I am hardly an exception, mine just seem to be a … Continue reading

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sea devil, carrots, and a new veggie

I got a bit of a late start with the October recipes, but with this post I am catching back up with two in one week. First up, last week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Monkfish and Double Carrots. Many … Continue reading

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shrimp and mango not quite ceviche

We’re off to Oktoberfest this weekend with some friends. Word has it that the first Oktoberfest was a multi-week wedding celebration for some Bavarian royal or other which turned into an annual event. At some point the celebration was apparently … Continue reading

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gateau basque and cod confit

This past weekend I got to know the oven in our new place a bit better. My initial observation is that the thing is teeny, tiny, but the temperature seems to be sound. Well, at least I think so. My … Continue reading

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