Category Archives: Leftovers

BASTILLE DAY: QUICHE!

  I can think of few things more classically French than a quiche. And Quiche Lorraine at that. You know, bacon, eggs, cream, all in a tender pastry shell. In the 16th century, it was prepared in a brioche crust … Continue reading

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WEEKNIGHT DINNER: SEARED AHI TUNA SALAD

  I know, by the calendar it’s Friday. But my workweek being what it is, this is technically my Thursday. So it’s still a school night. Confused? So am I. I’ve been out of town on business for a couple … Continue reading

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BRAISED ONION VINAIGRETTE and A LEFTOVER SALAD

Remember Mezzaluna Marinara?  Remember the onion that was fished out of the sauce once it had lusciously thickened and concentrated? The one I told you not to dare to throw away? Right, that onion. It absorbed all sorts of wonderful flavors during its … Continue reading

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ASIAN-STYLE BRAISED VEGETABLES

It began with a left-over half-head of cauliflower. After teasing us with a couple of weeks of sun and temperatures that flirted with 60, our weather has turned cold and snowy. Again. But I’ve had my fill of being cooped up … Continue reading

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THE DAY BEFORE THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: CHICKEN & BLACK BEAN STEW

This is a word-laden post, as opposed to the photo-heavy ones of late. Be that the good news or the bad for you, as I say in About, I write, or try to, for people who love to read as … Continue reading

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GRASS-FED BEEF: THE LEFTOVERS

As I mentioned in a previous post about the many wonderful qualities of grass-fed beef, among them is that it is less “marbled” than feedlot beef, its fat being laid down around the muscle rather than throughout it.  And one of … Continue reading

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SANDWICH SATURDAY: THE SANTA BARBARA (or HOW I CAME TO LOVE CABBAGE, PART 1)

I let the first bite seduce me, wash over me.  The second one swept me off my feet,  pulled me under.  By the third, though, I surfaced, gasping, realizing I needed to pay attention and commit the creation to gustatory … Continue reading

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REPURPOSED CHIX STIX with APPLE-SAVOY SLAW

Anyone can make something for dinner; it’s re-purposing the leftovers in a new way that makes things interesting.  When I made Coconut Chix Stix for dinner the other evening, I managed to restrain myself and had a couple left over. … Continue reading

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RETRO SOUP

Remember when all that women – it was taken for granted that it was always women – supposedly had to do to prepare dinner was open some cans of this and that, some boxes of frozen whatevers, and presto! dinner … Continue reading

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SUNDAY SUPPER: ROAST CHICKEN

For the past few months I have had the incredible good fortune to have taken a writing class co-taught by one of my favorite writers and another gentleman who has become one of my favorite professors, one Professor David Craig, … Continue reading

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