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Chicken Fried Steak

by Cat, July 2009 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also (other sites) Weinerschnitzel (video and recipe (3)) When I was a kid growing up in Montana, my family took a summer road trip vacation every year.  My favorite on-the-road dinner was … Continue reading

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Boeuf Bourguignon (Beef Burgundy)

by Cat, March 2014 (photo, right, from Amazon (5)) Back in the 1970s when I was in my French period, I started collecting Le Creuset cookware (enameled cast-iron). With my French Oven came a Le Creuset cookbook that includes a … Continue reading

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Beef Stroganoff

by Cat, Feb 2008 (Photo, right, from Red Standard.org (4)) See also: 1. Beef, Buffalo, Venison, Yak Menu; 2. Classic Beef Stroganoff (Fine Cooking.com (3)) I first heard of Beef Stroganoff back in the time of the great Cold War; eating something Russian seemed … Continue reading

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Slow-Roast, Spice-Rubbed Beef/Buffalo with Wine & Mushroom or Cranberry Sauce

by Cat, Dec 2013 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Slow-Roast Beef, Buffalo, Venison or Lamb; 2. Slow-Roast Beef Brisket in Red Wine with Mushrooms Slow-roasting and braising are the best ways to cook a roast for optimum tenderness and flavor, and are the … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Stuffing

by Cat, Nov 2013 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I first learned about this important seed when I read a novel by Louise Erdrich, who is part Chippawa. I had to give it a try, and now it’s the only type of … Continue reading

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Wild Rice with Mushrooms & Cashews

by Cat, Nov 2007, updated Nov 2013 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve been going through food sensitivity testing and treatment (NAET acupuncture method) for several years, and one of the basic foods that gives me recurring issues is brown rice. I … Continue reading

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Slow-Roast Beef Brisket in Red Wine, with Mushrooms

by Cat, April 2011 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: Beet & Potato Salad with Creamy Horseradish Dressing This recipe is adapted from Fine Cooking (1); originally by Joyce Goldstein. I made  this recipe for my 2011 Easter dinner (see below the … Continue reading

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Mushroom Velouté Soup or Sauce (Cream of Mushroom)

by Cat, Nov 9, 2013 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Canned cream of mushroom soup is a cooking staple in many homes, used to make gravies, sauces, and other soups. But it is a processed food and contains many ingredients that … Continue reading

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Turkey Leftovers: Tetrazzini

by Cat, Nov 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: Roasting a Bird; Turkey Croquettes (2 versions); Rick Brown Gravy (from Dark Roux); Sherry-Mushroom Gravy What to do with all those leftovers from a roast turkey, chicken or other large poultry? My favorites are … Continue reading

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Potato Peel Water, Broth

by Cat, Oct 2007 See also: Beef Stock or Broth, Chicken Stock or Broth, Fish Stock or Broth, Vegetable Broth Traditionally, broths and stocks contain a high level of easily digested protein and minerals.  This level of protein is much harder to accomplish with … Continue reading

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