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Comfort Food I write about things which I care about, impact my life and that I enjoy sharing with the people I love.  How could food not fit in that category?  Yet, the pandemic has made this column, along with others, more challenging. It is not only that sharing a recipe feels a bit trivial,…

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Quarantine Coffee I am sure this is already a known coffee, but it is a new creation, in my kitchen. Often in the past, a mid-day, second cup of coffee has been welcomed; we have now made it a “tradition” of sorts; this is a treat, almost like a dessert. Initially, we were just splitting,…

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Sharing with PattyAnd all Connoisseur’sOf Great Food Black Garlic This month’s suggestion was a gift from Marcial. I love garlic, and I am an adventuress eater, thus I did not hesitate to try these, and I am so glad I did. They are delicious. I do not know if you can get them at the…

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Sharing with PattyAnd all Connoisseur’sOf Great Food I often shoot pictures, of the dishes, I make, on this table top. It is the dining room table, which was Kate’s grandmother’s, Tessie, and is where we take most of our meals in Maine; and it is adorned with one of my favorite textiles. I happen to…

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Pork Tenderloin in a Green Sauce I have become inspired by Pati Jinich, to branch out with chilis, in my cooking. Thus with a beautiful pork tenderloin on the menu, for Sunday supper, I decided to forgo a Cuban or Middle Eastern preparation, or even barbeque, which I considered for a moment, and see what…

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Eggnog Cake with a Twist This is the time of year when the kitchen is humming with activity, much of the baking being done is to be sent to others; nevertheless, we cannot ignore nurturing the home front! I wanted to make us a treat, plus use some extra eggnog, that was not drunk at…

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Biscuits and Gravy Rightly so, you might be expecting a recipe, for a dish to add to your Thanksgiving feast; instead I am offering you comfort food, in the best possible way! Whether you are looking for a special Thanksgiving breakfast or a dish to use the left over Thanksgiving biscuits, if there are any,…

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Sharing with PattyAnd all ConnoisseursOf Great Food I love food and cooking and entertaining and sharing my love of food, cooking and entertaining. I have often said that I relate everything to food; and time and again it proves to be true. There is little which matches the joy of preparing a meal for those…

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Banna Bread Below is Betty Crocker’s Cookbook recipe for Banana Bread: Ingredients: 1 cup of Sugar⅓ cup of Butter2 Eggs3-4 mashed, ripe, Bananas⅓ cup of water1 teaspoon of Vanilla1⅔ cups of Flour1 teaspoon of Baking Soda¼ teaspoon of Baking Powder½ teaspoon of Salt1 cup of chopped nuts Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees, lightly grease…

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Beef Stroganoff     I do not remember my Mother making beef stroganoff, when I was growing up; I cannot actually imagine it might have been a dish that my Father would have eaten. What I do remember is my Russian language professor, taking our class on a field trip to Los Angeles, which included…