Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bacon and Onion Pasta with Spinach and Currant Salad

We went north last weekend, a small group of colleagues and I.  A. has a lovely, not-so-little cottage in the middle of nowhere.  Well, it’s somewhere of course, but there’s really only one other house visible from hers. That, and lots of … Continue reading

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Beef and Cider Pot

S and I made our annual pilgrimage to Dexter Cider Mill this past Saturday.  It’s one tradition that we’ve never missed, rain or shine (though we prefer shine with a slight chill in the air), in the 11 years that he’s … Continue reading

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Everything but Mayo Tuna Salad Sandwich

It’s turned into a proper fall here in Southeast Michigan after a longer than normal, absolutely beautiful, Indian Summer.  It was so warm last week that I spent three evenings at Gallup Park eating with the ducks and geese.   There’s a little spot there, … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Figs and Prosciutto and Roast Pumpkin Salad

Like most Americans growing up in the 70’s, my only contact with a fig was in the form of a Newton.  I didn’t even know what a fig was, much less what it looked like or tasted like (unlike S. … Continue reading

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Crème Fraîche Roasted Salmon

S. went on a 24-hour, sleepless fishing trip last weekend and came back with several pounds of fresh salmon, the majority of which is nestled nicely in my freezer awaiting inspiration (lucky me!).  I’m no expert on salmon fishing in the … Continue reading

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