Category Archives: Alcohol

Baked Trout

By Cat, Dec 5, 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) During the winter it is hard to find fresh wild-caught fish like salmon, so I sometimes cook a fresh trout such as rainbow or steelhead. Unfortunately these are usually farm … Continue reading

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Roast Buffalo (Bison), several recipes

By Cat, Oct 2018 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The following recipes are adapted from a flyer on Cooking Bison at my local grocery store. Bison is a very healthful meat, and tasty too. It is not as fatty, and … Continue reading

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Keto Cacao/Chocolate Truffles

By Cat, Feb 2018 (photo, right, cropped from Kettle & Fire (2)) I’ve been following a ketogenic eating program for over 3 years and am always on the lookout for a healthful high-fat, low carb treat. More well-known as Keto … Continue reading

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Sweet potato medallions, chickpea and greens salad

By Cat, April 1, 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Always on the lookout for something new and different to fix for dinner, I was intrigued by this recipe when I saw it featured in our local paper, the Daily … Continue reading

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Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes & Olives

By Cat, March 2017 (photo, right, from Asado Argentina (2)) I’m getting tired of all my usual chicken recipes, so pulled down “365 Ways to Cook Chicken” recipe book from the shelf to see what might appeal to me. I … Continue reading

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Caribbean Chicken, with Orange & Rum Sauce

By Cat, February 25, 2017 (photos, right and below, from Wikimedia Commons (2)) I’ve not yet tested this chicken recipe, but the combination of flavors promises to be delicious. First you prepare, stuff and fry the cutlets, then bake them. … Continue reading

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Cranberry Upside Down Cake

By Cat, Nov 25, 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Here’s another recipe from the Nov 23, 2016 Daily Interlake (originally by Gretchen McKay for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1)). Most of us have cranberry sauce/jelly during the holidays and probably don’t think about using … Continue reading

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Chicken Pieces with Cider and Caramelized Apples

By Cat, October 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikipedia) Fall is here and apples are begging to be picked for cider and pies – or for recipes like this one. I’ve not yet tested this recipe; it’s a bit fussy but … Continue reading

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Venison Steaks with Peppery Sour Cream and Brandy Sauce

By Cat, May 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This last fall, I bought a share of a buffalo from friends who also hunt.  When my share arrived, it included elk and deer steaks from their fall hunt, in addition to … Continue reading

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Bouillabaisse (Provençal or Creole Fisherman’s Stew)

By Cat, Nov 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I was first introduced to seafood stew (other than oyster stew) in the early 1970s, at Jakes Restaurant in Portland, Oregon, where they are famous for their New Orleans or Creole-style Bouillabaisse. I’ve … Continue reading

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