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Cornish Hen, Grilled

I marinated a 2.5lb Cornish Hen in White Wine, Citrus Juice, Garlic, Red Pepper Flakes & other flavorings.  I typically marinade for around 24 hours (flipping periodically), then use an Herbal Sea Salt & Pepper to finish the seasoning process. … Continue reading

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Leftovers

Last night we had our annual New Year’s Eve meal for friends and family.  I made a lot of extra food + we had some cancellations = too much left over !  I had some Grilled Chicken (https://refood1.wordpress.com/2011/11/01/pollo-alla-diavola) that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Offal Is Not Awful !

Offal is GREAT !  Offal is a generic term referring to organ meat – heart, gizzards, lungs, sweetbreads, etc…  Most times when you purchase a whole Chicken, or a Turkey, you get a bag of organs and necks.  Some people … Continue reading

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Breaded + Fish + Fry

These are typically not words I use together – I don’t fry fish – period.  Fried fish makes me think “fast food” and “golden arches”.  I will broil it, grill it, ceviche it, steam it, poach it and bake it. … Continue reading

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Last Harvest

Of the season, anyway.  Sunday I pulled out the last of our crops, even though there was new fruit growth on the Eggplant and Tomatoes – they just won’t ripen in this weather.  We do have a bunch of Garlic … Continue reading

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Pollo alla Diavola

While paging through a book of mine, Italy – The Country and it’s Cuisine, I came across a photo of a dish I just HAD to make !  It is basically a whole Chicken marinated in White Wine, Orange Juice, Lemon Juice, … Continue reading

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Jammy Buggars (follow-up)

Well, it happened again.  When we discovered Deagan’s, were found ourselves going back “too often” – now it’s happening with Jammy Buggars !  Not entirely a bad thing, but not “cost-effective” long-term for us to go out to eat so … Continue reading

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