Category Archives: winter recipes

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Happy Valentine’s Day Hot Stuff

Happy Love Day! I’m celebrating Valentine’s Day with Belle and Conor (and Seamus) today because they’re all home for a second snow day… Will we survive? I don’t know. It’s really iffy at the moment. I’m thinking the only way … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Food for Thought

Hello! Here is the Thursday installment of FOOD FOR THOUGHT— my random collection of mostly food stuff that I discovered or enjoyed this week (including Conor’s use of a piece of paper from my T-Bone Steak Noteblock, see above). Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Friday, January 24th, 2014

The 4 Things that Got Me Through the Week

Thank goodness it’s Friday. I can tell you that I’m very much looking forward to relaxing this weekend; perhaps in front of a roaring fire if I can convince Tim to make one, perhaps drinking something that will warm the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Winter Cooking Project #5: Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder

Slow-cooking a pork shoulder fits all of the requirements for winter project cooking: Very little preparation, several hours of leave-alone simmering on the stove or roasting in the oven, hard to screw up, amazing results, great for crowd (say a … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Winter Cooking Project #3: The Wonders of Ghee

Today’s cooking project is one of the simplest of the week, so simple that it takes only one ingredient and one pot. That’s it. And the benefits are enormous. Known as ghee in Indian cuisine,  it’s the technique of clarifying … Continue reading

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