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Stefado (also spelled Stifado)

Okay, here is a great Greek beef stew that I have eaten all my life.  It is serious Greek comfort food, the cloves, cinnamon and allspice being especially great during the winter. Again, I am copying this recipe straight from … Continue reading

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Thunder Jitters Last Night

We had a big storm last night, lots of rain and lots of what sounded like hail pummelling the plastic top the roof over my upper deck. Just outside my bedroom. A lot of thunder and lightning, sometimes looking and sounding … Continue reading

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Porchetta Pork Roast

I almost forgot: I made this Porchetta Pork Roast over the weekend.  It is from a NYT recipe and is AMAZING! Make it.  Make it now! You WILL have foodgasms.

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NYT Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Garlic

Here is a really good recipe for Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts.  These things are popping up everywhere and I love them.  I am in the process of tweaking this receipe to suit my tastes. I also tried basamically roasting just the cloves … Continue reading

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Obamacare So Far

Okay, I am really upset with Obamacare. Before you go any further, don’t misunderstand. I am all for socialized medicine. In fact, I am totally in favor of calling it socialized medicine. I don’t see the point in calling it … Continue reading

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Nuts

Okay, so on Saturday it will have been two weeks since J and I broke up, and I have been a bit of a mess, though less so now than before. Last week I would cry in the middle of … Continue reading

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Well . . .

A lot of things have happened this year and I am not exactly sure where to start telling you about them. First off, Lucy and I are fine. She is still the same exuberant dog. Happy and joyful. Excited to … Continue reading

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Nuts

There’s a perfectly good New Years resolution shot to hell. Before it ever could stand up or take its first jerking wheezy breath. I had promised myself that I would show more discipline and stamina in my blogginess. Show more … Continue reading

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Frankenbird – Part 3 – The Anticlimax

The Road to Dinner I had put over ten hours into Frankenbird, and all I had to show for it was a big sutured bag of muscle, fiber and cholesterol and a very small puddle of fat in the bottom … Continue reading

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Frankenbird – Part 2

The Saga Continues . . . . Building Frankenbird The day before Thanksgiving, I set out the duck and the chicken to thaw, and I bought the sausage and oysters and every other fresh thing necessary. Occasionally during the work … Continue reading

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