Category Archives: Main dishes

Pan Seared Fish with Green Gazpacho Sauce

If, like me, you’ve spent the lazy days of summer being just a tad overindulgent, perhaps you’ve had one too many lobster rolls, say three in one week, and you’ve been strutting around with reckless abandon thinking all that weed … Continue reading

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Salad Pizza

When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. And what I mean by that non-sequitur is when your father hands you a bag of greens from his organic garden, make salad pizza. The lemon thing just sounds a little more charming. … Continue reading

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Sautéed Chicken with Morels and Rice Crémeux

  This picture is weird because I’ve been Instagramming a lot lately (find me at lizainannarbor) and playing with apps.  Sorry for any confusion. Moving on… This little ‘ole French recipe is 100% Off. The. Hook.  And I mean that in … Continue reading

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Chicken and Mushrooms with a Dijon-Mascarpone Sauce

Chicken Dijon is one of the dishes I’ve been making since I first started cooking over 20 years ago when I moved, on a whim, to Colorado with a high school friend. My previous forays into the culinary had yielded … Continue reading

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Coffee-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Bourbon Pomegranate Glaze, Cheesy Grits and Chard-Brussels Sprouts Hash

Although this is not an Irish meal, this is a gratuitous St. Patrick’s Day Irish picture. Tonight, Shepherd’s Pie is happening, fittingly, but last night, this happened. It would be remiss of me to keep it a secret. I did, … Continue reading

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Daube Provençal a.k.a South of France Beef Stew

How’s that for a comeback? I’ve been gone from this blogging world for well over two months now (eek!), but I figured this comforting deliciousness is as good a reason as any to return. I may have lost my readers, … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos, Spanish Style (¡Olé!)

Granted, I don’t live in Paris or Provence. Or Ireland, Cape Cod or Saugatuck. Or any of the myriad other locales that regularly fill my residential fantasies. But I do live in Ann Arbor, which is pretty great.  And I … Continue reading

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I can’t believe that this blog is almost two years old and I haven’t yet mentioned paella. It’s not because I’m some sort of paella expert, or even that I cook it all that much, but the thing is, it’s … Continue reading

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Giada’s Turkey Meatballs

I’ve been noticing lately that there are several necessary components for overcoming the dreary task known as “getting through winter.”  Here’s an ever-changing but most current list of  “what I need”. 1. Downton Abbey-I won’t be a spoiler but the … Continue reading

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Chicken and Apple Curry with Spinach

Recently I noticed bloggers are writing posts recapping the past year, and since I tend to be a follower, I thought I’d go ahead and do the same, if only to remind myself what a great year it was (full … Continue reading

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