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Split Pea Soup with Country Ham

Although Kurt is the soup maestro in the family, I do like to try my hand at crafting something he hasn’t made.  When he reminded me we had several bags of sliced country ham left from New Year’s in our freezer,


Vegetable Cuts

Cooking is an art. Most of the people know how to cook, but         preparing a dish in a professional way follows a flow pattern which commences with selection of ingredients, handling, processing and the ultimate presentation of a dish. 227 more words


l'Esprit de Cassoulet!

Raining today. Cats & dogs.

Not large dogs- more miniature Schnauzer. Enough to keep F-dog indoors & underfoot though.

I have been planning a cassoulet for a while. 487 more words


Chicken Casserole

Chicken, balsam fir and citrus

One of the things we really enjoy about this book (so far) is that it sometimes seems like the ingredient lists will be easier to obtain than they are. 672 more words


Mire poix - What is it?

There is a secret to all great soups, and that is Mire poix (pronounced mi(ə)rˈpwä).  The words are French and they are the name of a French general Duc de Mirepoix (1699–1757).  723 more words