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New Year’s Pork Roast with Barley

My people hail from the Philippines; we eat noodle dishes on New Year’s Day.  Long noodles = Long life.  Kurt’s family roots are German and  they brought the animal theme to the New Year’s meal:  “Chickens scratch backwards, cows stand still and pigs push forward (i.e., with their snout).”  Continue reading

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And for those, like my husband, who need “a recipe” in order to cook…

I’ve realized the last few posts are better suited for experienced cooks who are comfortable “throwing” together ingredients, familiar with what herbs complement different meats and vegetables, and most of all, don’t panic about not following a recipe line by line.  So this time, I’m back to using a recipe as my base because I do want Continue reading

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The Kitchen Has Re-opened…

THE WEEK FROM HELL.  That “cold” that led to Ken’s making the sour cream noodle bake turned into a non-stop barrage of coughing by Tuesday night.  To the point that I was creating my own OTC drug cocktails of Delsym, Tylenol, and Mucinex in an attempt to get some sleep.  All to no avail; Continue reading

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