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Tomatillo Pork with Greens

  While doing one of those “clean the fridge” routines recently we were inspired to take the basics of one of our favorite dishes, Chili Verde, and create a totally new dish.  The results were inspirational and delicious enough for us to want to share it with our readers! Tomatillo Pork with Greens is  a combination […]

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West African Peanut Stew

Several of our close friends have become vegetarians for health reasons so the get-togethers around our table include dishes to satisfy both meat eaters and vegetarians alike!  Dayton has been doing an extensive amount of research regarding vegetarian cooking in regards to techniques, seasoning possibilities and vegetable and produce combinations and, as a result, created an absolutely delicious variation […]

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Green Corn Risotto with Black Trumpet and Porcini Mushrooms

So… what is green corn?  Green corn is simply another term for young, tender ears of sweet corn.  Its marriage with black trumpet and porcini mushrooms is a union of flavors simply unparalleled in this creamy, delicious and satisfying risotto. Risotto is an Italian rice dish cooked in a meat, fish, or vegetable-based broth to […]

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Sweet and Sour Butternut Squash

The traditional Thanksgiving turkey received the equivalent of a Presidential pardon at our house this year!  As we contemplated the menu for this year’s Foodie High Holy Day we chose to do something completely new to both of us as far as preparation and cooking are concerned.  One of our guests for the day of feasting […]

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Sesame Chicken and Noodle Salad with Crisp Garden Vegetables

Summer is drawing to a close with its unofficial end slated for the upcoming Labor Day weekend.  The good news, however, is that barbeques by the thousands will be fired up in backyards all across the country from East to West and North to South.  Everywhere the air will be filled with the enticing aromas […]

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Smoked Pork Loin with Spiced Apple Compote

Christmas Dinner December 25, 2009 2:00 PM Appetizers Prosciutto, Pesto & Fontina Palmiers – Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut – Main Course Smoked Pork Loin with Spiced Apple Compote Gingered Sweet Potatoes Creamed Brussels Sprouts with Pearl Onions & Crisped Pancetta – Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Villages – Dessert Buche de Noel *****  The final Christmas dinner of […]

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