Clams in Wine, Garlic and Herb Broth

Over the last decade (or two), I seem to have developed quite an aversion to crowds of people.  The feeling of being hemmed in, the annoyance of trying to get where I’m going while people stand obliviously in the center of the walkway, frustration with children running over you while their self-adsorbed parents text and… Continue reading Clams in Wine, Garlic and Herb Broth

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Veal Saltimbocca

We are huge fans of used-book and thrift stores, and James has an eagle-eye for spotting treasures of any sort.  A few weeks ago he brought a unique book home – The Complete Round-The-World Meat Cookbook. by Myra Waldo.  Published in 1967, it promoted “unusual and classic meat recipes for all cuts of meat from… Continue reading Veal Saltimbocca

Beef Short Ribs Braised in Red Wine

Created using an assortment of recipes from Epicurious.com Although it is spring here in Georgia, we’ve had some cool, damp weather this week which led me in a retreat to a hearty, stick-to-your-bones dish (so to speak).  There’s not much more warming to the soul than a bowl of braised meat served over creamy, mashed… Continue reading Beef Short Ribs Braised in Red Wine