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Skirt Steak Stir Fry Featuring Persimmon

I discovered a new fruit the other day. The persimmon ( Diospyros sp.) is alleged to taste like apricot; I find it similar but not identical.  And I like it better.  Much better, so much that I am now plotting to buy my own … Continue reading

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Full Sized Crustless Quiche

Something like a month and a half ago, I’d signed up for a pot luck brunch.  I truly love the fun and creativity exhibited at these brunches.    I signed up to make a couple quiches.  Due to my whilst-dining-at-home gluten-free … Continue reading

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Skillet Mac and Cheese with Veggies

For many in America, mac & cheese is “comfort food”. We didn’t grow up with it as such, which is why I usually put the word “comfort” into quotes.  One man’s comfort is another’s discomfort… When we did have it, it was … Continue reading

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Frog Legs, French Style with Mushrooms

A while ago, perhaps five or six months ago, I purchased three pairs of frog legs, and stored them in the freezer.  Sunday night I decided to have a go at them. Frog legs can be made a variety of … Continue reading

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Eggs Sunny Side Up with Sauteed Mushrooms

I’ve modified my egg-frying technique slightly — I love my fried eggs either sunny side up or over easy, with the yolks liquid and the whites thoroughly cooked. Occasionally I’ve come into duck eggs, whose yolks are huge — and … Continue reading

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Bamboo Rice and Veggies

All right, to begin with, if you don’t have bamboo rice, use any variety of the regular Asian white rice. Bamboo rice is a specialty item which I picked up on a lark.  Not very much of it, either.  I … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Monkfish with Simmered Greens and Mushrooms

Monkfish is a rather homely (to us — they probably look just fine to each other) denizen of the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean.  It allegedly tastes like,  and has the texture of, lobster tail.  I can see the resemblance, … Continue reading

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