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Bánh Mì: The Best Sandwich in the World (a Second Stay at Home Date Night)

{Celebrate your courage: Send me a postcard.} .Homemade Pork Bánh Mì for Stay at Home Date Night The story behind my obsession with this sandwich Perhaps you too would have felt cranky and dubious if you’d been lost in Little Italy, dragging … Continue reading

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Pork Carnitas: Meatlovers, Prepare to Swoon (MultiMEDIA Splice #1, a new link party)

{Join me in this new “MultiMEDIA Splice” link party. Directions below.} Pork Carnitas: Meatlovers, Prepare to Swoon Sure, I’ve had some success serving my family root vegetable tagine or butternut squash pasta sauce on Meatless Mondays, but the fact is … Continue reading

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What I Ate on Christmas: Filet mignon, bourbon-glazed carrots, and souffle

For the last few years, we’ve been having extra special meals on Christmas day. My sons are now teenagers, and as we’ve let go of some traditions that we had when they were little boys, we’ve also grown to appreciate … Continue reading

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The Everything But the Kitchen Sink Condiment: Guess the Mystery Meal (Part 3)

Homemade Worcestershire Sauce {Previous “Guess the Mystery Meal” posts: Introduction | Homemade Ketchup} Compared to what I can get in a bottle, my homemade Worcestershire sauce was spicier, tarter, and thicker. Yum, yum, and yum. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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What I Ate on Christmas: Rack of Lamb and an Almost-Souffle

It was a day of indulgence with my family on Christmas. Breakfast Christmas Breakfast Casserole We have a Christmas breakfast tradition that I adore. I assemble a breakfast casserole on Christmas Eve and store it in the fridge. On Christmas … Continue reading

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Of Julia Child, Dan Aykroyd, and Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon, a Daring Cooks challenge First of all, I couldn’t believe the serendipity of the red wine I picked up for making this classic French stew. I’m a bit too young to have watched Julia Child‘s cooking show when … Continue reading

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