Monthly Archives: April 2012

Blackberry Fool

As you can see from the picture, berries and cream are a jumble, hard to get a clear shot of a fool.. For all of you non bakers, this is the dessert you can be known for.  The combination of seedless … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Compote with Greek Yogurt

My mother would often make yogurt for us – none of that nonsense of using low-fat milk, she used good old fashion whole milk.  Full fat Greek yogurt comes close and is well worth the calories.  My Father had a … Continue reading

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Lunch Lady Chicken Salad

I had a great Uncle Hubert and he was a farmer at heart.  He and his wife Mildred, had a beautiful piece of ground, overlooking the reservoir.  Hubert filled that spot with wild ponies, chickens, and a garden which was … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Pork Shoulder Blade Roast

This cut of pork is wonderful. The meat is a bit darker and fattier than a loin roast, therefore it takes well to slow long cooking. I keep the rub fairly simple because when you have a piece of meat … Continue reading

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Chicken and Vegetables

I have started the habit of shopping for groceries just once a week.  I will only break the rule for milk, wine, dog food or toilet paper – four things there is just no substitute for although I do try to … Continue reading

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