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Entries from September 2009

Pumpkin Soup

September 30th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Pumpkin fits so perfectly in this simple yet delicious soup recipe and with a hint of spiciness, it sure does make everything nice too.

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Tags: Recipes · Soups

Pork Tenderloin with Raisin Stuffing

September 29th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Another option with this dish would be to smoke the stuffed tenderloins with oak, hickory, cherry or pecan wood for several hours, and then finishing the roasting in the oven until the pork reaches an internal temperature of 145° F.

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Tags: Commentary · Entrees · Holidays · Recipes

Oyster Stew

September 28th, 2009 · 12 Comments

The old saying was that oysters should only be eaten in months that have the letter “R”, so September has one and we are safely reminded. This old tale goes back to the days before mass refrigeration was available and the storage of seafood stayed fresher longer when the temperatures were cooler, thus the months with “R” coincided with fall and winter seasons here in North America, or the months between September to March.

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Tags: Recipes · Seafood · Soups

Amish Friendship Bread

September 24th, 2009 · 12 Comments

Parts of the instructions tell you that if you keep a starter for yourself, you will be baking this bread every 10 days. The bread is quite good as Liz gave me a sample before I got my starter bag, and it makes for a great gift too!

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Tags: Baking · Breakfast · Desserts · Recipes

Chicken Fricassée

September 23rd, 2009 · 11 Comments

With the exception of two departures, which I note later, I have kept the recipe as close to Julia’s original as possible. One of the great lessons when attempting recipes is to discover the points where changes, additions or omissions can occur or have occurred over time.

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Tags: Culture · Entrees · French Cuisine · Julia Child · Recipes