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A Penne for Your Thoughts

Remember the Eggplant Ragout and the Mini Penne?  Well, of course there was leftover penne (so handy to have at the ready), so a quick lunch was available by sautéing some pasilla and red peppers, and scallions – then adding … Continue reading

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Eggplant Ragout and Mini Penne

Eggplant . . . not my favorite food, but WOW – this turned out great.  And unexpectedly easy.  I read somewhere years ago that it improves the stringent feeling of eggplant if it is salted and drained before cooking/roasting it.  … Continue reading

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Sunny Paris

Whoopeee!  We got to go on a short trip – a week in New Mexico !!! First night home – leftover noodles and lots of bits of veggies from the trip, combined with a lovely stalk of bok choy that … Continue reading

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Berbere and Dill

   Two taste treats in one! I had simmered the thigh, leg, and wing bones from the turkey in the Crockpot overnight, which produced another two quarts of rich broth and a good pile of meat.  I sautéed some onion, … Continue reading

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A Penne for Your Thoughts

Where to start . . . ? THE HAM: $10.54 for 14 bags of meal-sized (for two!) chunks of pure ham and two quarts of super thick gelled broth from the bones. THE SPAGHETTI SQUASH: Half of the smallest one … Continue reading

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