Category Archives: Cooking

Brussels Sprouts and Chicken

Up until a few years ago, I despised Brussels sprouts.  Mind you, I liked the rest of the Brassica family (cabbage, broccoli, kale, broccolini….), but them sprout things were just nasty. Growing up, we’d eat them boiled, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Asian Steamed Fish with Cabbage and Mushrooms

In lieu of an Asian bamboo steamer, I used my large Caphalon pot that is oven-safe. For those who’d like to know: this recipe is both gluten-free and soy-free. Today in New York City (and presumably elsewhere), Chinatown is throwing … Continue reading

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The Lowly Spud: Mashed Potatoes

Does anyone really need a recipe for mashed potatoes? Perhaps not, but I thought I’d put in a plug for my favorite home-cooked mashed potato recipe.  (I remember my early cooking days when I simply bought a box of Potato … Continue reading

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Portobellos Stuffed with Brussels Sprouts and Cabbage

My old laptop died.  I now have a new one.  I’m now back to blogging; this is a recipe I created earlier this month for which for some reason I didn’t port the photos off to the old computer before … Continue reading

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Bacon-Wrapped Pork Chops

Welcome to 2015.  Despite the paragraph below, I welcome in 2015. I was all set to cook and post a great vegetarian Meatless Monday scalloped potato dish, but it accidentally got contaminated by a bit of scalloped human — mainly … Continue reading

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Poultry Bone Broth Essentials

Making bone broth is something I’ve grown to love over the last three or so years.  It is so rich and tasty; and yes, in a pinch for a specific recipe, you can use one of those boxed (preferably low-sodium) broths … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Apple Mini-Muffins

Hmm, this is the first time I’ve baked (as in the dessert category) anything since at least June 3, 2011, which was when I posted that last endeavor, a squash and blueberry muffin, made with almond meal instead of grains. I … Continue reading

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