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Merry Christmas

Suzi and I wish you a Merry Christmas and a wonderful holiday season. Today is a day for presents and we suggest you try something a little different, today and through the year. As you cook, take a pause now and then. Just enjoy your kitchen environment, the looks, the smells. Those bowls you got…

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Pork Roast with Garlic-Parmesan Cream

  I posted this recipe last year before Thanksgiving, suggesting it would be an ideal holiday delight. No, it's not meant for Turkey Thursday, but you'll have other feasts that week and this will be something that can nobly compete with the other holiday fare you will be enjoying In a word, this dish is…

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Florentine Pork Roast from Gastronomy of Italy by Anna Del Conte

The hallmark of Italian cuisine is exceptional flavor achieved with few ingredients and without endless labor. Oh, the dish make take some time to cook and the classics often involved a mother in the kitchen all day. But that is a labor of love, with every moment spent in respect of tradition. For sure, the Italian…

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Roasted Garlic and Bourbon Butter for Your Mashed Potatoes

There are, of course, and infinite number of ways to make mashed potatoes. But, there are rules. Rule One: use a hand masher and NEVER use a stand mixer. There is, it turns out, a distinct difference between mashed potatoes and wallpaper paste. Rule Two: be creative. Rule Three: just, just for one night, forget…

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