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Sausage Bites With Pine Nuts fresh out of the oven

Party Pleasers: Sausage Bites With Pine Nuts

Ah, the summer is here.  Picnic and party time.  Also hot as you know what.  That incredible laziness sets in before you even open your eyes in the morning.  Cooking sessions become shorter, farther apart, and I don’t know about you, but my creativity in this heat all boils down (ha ha, no pun intended, […]

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Rabbit In Creamy Mustard Sauce

Puss-In-Boots: A Study Of Culinary And Business Savvy

“The tale is not true, but there’s a hint in it, a lesson for fine lads” —Alexander Pushkin Russian literary genius was right — a million times right. Fairy tales are not entirely true, but they do carry seeds of wisdom for all of us to pick up on.  And those of us who read very carefully, may even […]

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Fake Polenta Pizza With Many Toppings

Not a pizza, yet so Italian…

I usually am not a fan of dishes when one thing is passed off as another one — veggie burgers, mock crab meat, tofu — that’s just not my cup of  tea.  I say, if you are going to eat a burger, for Pete’s sake, just eat the dang real meat.  But sometimes, curiosity just […]

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Rabbit Terrine in a rustic serving dish

Terrine Incognita — Making Rabbit Terrine

If you ever invested your time and energy cooking anything French classic, you probably noticed that the best things always have the least number of components.  For example, classic Boeuf Bourguignon only has five or six ingredients,  it’s the method that brings forth the most flavor and makes this the best tasting (and looking) stew you’ll ever […]

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