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Monday in Mirepoix

Monday morning is when the weekly market takes place in Mirepoix!  I’d been to Mirepoix once before, many years ago, when a friend wanted to show me a particularly interesting church, … 1,157 more words


D is for Doubling Up

OK, one more food post and then I’ll move on for a bit…

I’m of the “cook once, eat (at least twice)” school of cuisine. Heck, to be honest I would eat the same food day and night for a week if it would save me time, but the rest of my crew is not enthusiastic about this practice. 520 more words


Aunt Bridget's Chicken Soup with Little Meatballs

My high-spirited great Aunt Bridget was the original #nofilter. Always, words were coming out of her mouth that caused us to look at one another, as if to say, Did she really just say that? 1,956 more words


Beginnings of a Great Dish

All great dishes start from humble beginnings and every cuisine has their own.  I am sure everyone reading this has started a dish with one of these three bases sautéed in butter or olive oil in a 2-1-1 ratio. 233 more words

Kitchen Tips

My Family's Favorite Meatloaf

One of my favorite things to cook, one of my least favorite things to eat. I’m not a fan of ground beef in just about any form. 326 more words


A Do-Ahead Dish Italian Style

Whether it’s a wedding or just Tuesday night, this baked mostaccioli is a winner because it can be made in advance and either frozen or refrigerated, then re-heated to make a casserole as delicious as lasagna.   384 more words

Sunday soup excavation: Spinach, apple, sweet pea

So. Today was disgusting. Slush, freezing rain, general nastiness. A perfect soup day. Also a perfect “no way in hell am I going outside” day. So that means one of two things: Delivery (options are limited in my neck of the woods) or dance with the one what brung ya. 287 more words