Category Archives: Meat

Recipe – Sausage & Cheese Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers

These spicy little nibbles are the sort of thing you find served all over the US while people are watching football. I don’t watch football, ever. But I’d happily down a few of these fiery bites with a chilled IPA, … Continue reading

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Recipe – Asian Pork & Eggplant Stir-Fry

A quick and tasty supper dish with lots of Asian flavors, this delicious bowl of spiced pork, chili, eggplant, ginger, garlic and rice will be on the table within 30 minutes. Even less if you used that quick-cook rice but … Continue reading

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Recipe – A Winter Soup

Chock full of smoky andouille sausage, potatoes, kidney beans and kale, this soup is hearty, spicy and rather garlicky – in fact it’s just perfect served piping hot, with lots of crusty bread on a frosty night. It’s also really … Continue reading

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Recipe – ‘Youvetsi’ (Greek Lamb Stew with Orzo Pasta)

I love one-dish suppers, especially when they involve pasta of any sort. There are many versions of Youvetsi, a traditional Greek recipe where orzo pasta is added to the stew at the very end. Purists will probably be up in … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pork Braised in Coconut Milk with Ginger, Chili, Fish Sauce & Kale

Despite taking about 90 minutes to cook on the stove-top involving an occasional stir, this is a really simple dish that rewards you with succulent chunks of pork bathed in a rich, spicy, ginger-y coconut sauce, spiked with  nam-pla (Thai … Continue reading

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Recipe- Roasted Pork Loin with Spiced Plums

British plums are best. There, I’ve said it and nothing will persuade me otherwise. Picking plums from trees that are buckled over by the weight of ripe fruit is incredibly nostalgic – especially as it was bucketing down with rain … Continue reading

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Recipe – Braised Lamb with Red Wine, Tomatoes, Olives and Aromatic Spices

This is a robust, hearty dish that’s full of Mediterranean flavor. It goes really well served with pasta and because it’s basically a stew,  serving it on top of a pile of fluffy mashed potatoes would also be good. The … Continue reading

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Recipe – Spiced Corned Beef & Cabbage

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, although for the life of me I don’t see why this isn’t eaten year-round, because it’s absolutely delicious and would warm the heart of any ‘meat and potatoes’-type of person. If you have … Continue reading

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Recipe – Penne Pasta with Vodka, Bacon & Chili

Pasta is so comforting and generally economical, assuming in this case that you have a bottle of vodka lurking around somewhere. Full of flavor and and easy to prepare, you can use prosciutto, ham or cooked bacon (which happened to … Continue reading

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Recipe – Elk Chili

It’s a good job I have friends who hunt because buying elk meat can be prohibitively expensive. So with many thanks to my hunting friends, I have a generous supply of elk steak and burger meat in my freezer. Deliciously … Continue reading

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