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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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Marinated Venison Steaks with Sautéed Mushrooms or Green Peppercorn 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 … Continue reading

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Clafoutis (About)

By Cat, Sept 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The clafoutis (pronounced claw-foo-tee, with accent on the last syllable) is a classic French dessert made from eggs, milk/cream, sugar (or other sweetener), flour and fruit, and baked in a quiche … Continue reading

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Beef Provençal (Braised or slow-cooked)

By Cat, Aug 2015 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I was going to make beef stroganoff, but I’ve had it frequently this past year and I decided I needed to take a break so I wouldn’t tire of it. I … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Risotto

by Cat, Nov 2007 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Basic Risotto; 2. Sides & Condiments Menu; 3. White Rice; 4. Brown Rice; I don’t know what it is about salmon and vodka together, but it is definitely a good marriage. Some time ago, I found what seemed … Continue reading

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Apple or Pear Clafoutis

By Cat, Oct 2007; updated July 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Puddings & Frozen Desserts Menu; Other sites: 1. French Food, about (2) Clafoutis (a French word, pronounced “claw-foo-tee) is a simple, baked fruity custard pudding from France. There are two main ways of baking a clafoutis … Continue reading

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Cherry or Blackberry Clafoutis (Baked Pudding)

By Cat, Oct 2007; updated July 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Puddings & Frozen Desserts Menu; 2. Low-Carb Berry Clafoutis with almond-coconut crust Other sites: 1. French Food, about (2) It’s cherry season here in the Flathead Valley, so while looking for a low-carb/high fat dessert … Continue reading

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Mincemeat, with suet, for pie & cookie filling

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons: “Homemade mincemeat from a market in Hallowell, Maine, USA. Contains Apples, Beef, Sugar, Raisins, Suet, Molasses, Vinegar and Spices“) See also: 1.Pies/Tarts Menu; 2. Pie/Tart Crust Menu; 3. Dessert Fillings Menu; … Continue reading

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Pastry Cream (Crème Pâtissière)

By Cat, Jan, 2008 (Photo from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Pastry Cream I; 2. Pastry Cream II; 3. Pastry Cream III; 4. Light Pastry Cream; 5. Chocolate Pastry Cream; 6. Coffee Pastry Cream See also:1. Buttercream: Chocolate, Coffee, Mocha, Vanilla; Cream Cheese Frosting … Continue reading

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Buttercream (Frosting)

By Cat, Dec 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Buttercream is used as cake filling and frosting; I use it for my Yule Log (Buche de Noel (3)).  There are several types: American buttercreams are a heavy mix of confectioners … Continue reading

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