Tag Archives: fennel

Savory Chicken Tray-Bake

Feb 23, 2022; photo, right, from Wikipedia I’ve adapted this recipe from one in our local newspaper, the Daily Interlake, in Kalispell MT, Feb 23, 2022 edition. The writer did not provide the source of the recipe. Chicken breasts or … Continue reading

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Mugwort Tea from Swan Valley Herbs

by Cat, May 25, 2017 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Swan Valley Herbs is an old-fashioned apothecary shop specializing in dried herbs, tinctures and salves, owned by Tom Tracey in Bigfork MT (1). I’ve been using their Mugwort Tea herbal … Continue reading

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Spiced lamb chops, with couscous or kasha

By Cat, April 15, 2017 I love lamb chops – just about my favorite red meat – and I’m always on the lookout for new ways to flavor them. Lamb, like venison, has a gamey flavor so benefit from herbs … Continue reading

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Baked Summer Squash, Italian Style

By Cat, Sept 16, 2016 (Photo from Wikipedia) Squash is a very healthful veggie and I’m always looking for a new way to fix them, as I get tired of slicing and sautéing them. This recipe struck me because it … 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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Roasted Salmon & Fennel, with Pistachio Gremolata

By Cat, Sept 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Fish & Seafood Menu; 2. Salmon (About); Other sites: Fine Cooking’s One-Pan Dinner Recipe Ideas (2) It was the pistachios that first attracted me to this recipe. But when I realized is is so quick … 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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Basic Braised Lamb Shank or Leg of Lamb, with Greek Variation

By Cat, April 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love braising a lamb shank with herbs, lemon, garlic and other veggies until fall-apart tender. My first exposure to braised lamb shank was in one of Portland Oregon’s  Greek restaurants. It … Continue reading

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Fennel or Finnochio (About)

By Cat, Nov 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Foods (About) Menu; 2. Herbs & Spices, A – F This is a very versatile vegetable and herb.  Most parts of the plant are edible, including: leaves, stems … Continue reading

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Vegetable Soup with Roast Turkey Stock

By Cat, Nov 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also Soups & Stocks Menu This recipe features a rich bone broth, in this case from a turkey carcass. The bones and bone marrow provide many nutrients to the broth including … Continue reading

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