Category Archives: Meat

Recipe – Cider-Braised Pork with Apples & Shallots

Pork with apple. A classic, centuries-old combination. Where I live there’s a sad absence of roast pork the way I like it; leg or shoulder of pork enrobed with a crisp, light, mouthwateringly fragrant crackling that begs to be served … Continue reading

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Recipe – ‘Lapin Aux Pruneaux’ (Rabbit Braised in Red Wine With Prunes)

There’s no easy way to present this. I do my best to share recipes that will appeal to the whole gamut of peoples’ food preferences but I also realize that rabbit will only appeal to certain types of people such … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sausages Braised with Apples, Potatoes & Caramelized Onion

Here’s a great way of using the Onion Jam that you make in batches and keep in the freezer. Sausages always make an affordable hearty supper, especially when baked in this way and there’s nothing nicer than a really good … Continue reading

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Recipe: Elk Tenderloin & Stilton Salad

I have friends in Colorado who hunt big game; elk to be precise and elk are rather large. For instance, if you were to hit an elk while driving, your vehicle and very probably yourself, could be written off. Over … Continue reading

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Recipe: Beef Short Ribs with Porcini over Soft Goat Cheese Polenta

I used a slow-cooker for this but you don’t have to if you don’t like the idea of waking up the next morning to a mouthwateringly rich, beefy aroma. If you can get local grass-fed organic beef, then even better. … Continue reading

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Recipe: Prosciutto & Brie Frittata

Here’s something that’s easy to put together and is delicious eaten straight from the pan or served at room temperature, making it perfect for picnics, packed lunches, etc. I usually make one a week using whatever vegetables and cheese I … Continue reading

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Recipe: Asian Flatiron Steak Salad with a Lemongrass Dressing

Flatiron, or Butler’s steak as it’s known in the UK, is becoming increasingly popular in restaurants as an economical cut of meat with excellent flavor. I like to marinate it for 24 hours to allow the flavors to really penetrate … Continue reading

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Recipe: Beef, Beer & Onion Stew

This simplified version of Carbonnade is the perfect antidote to the arctic blast that’s sweeping through our nation right now. Preparation time is minimal and oven time is 2-3 hrs depending on how meltingly soft and tender you like your … Continue reading

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Recipe: Spicy Pork, Sweet Potato & Mushroom Stew

A delicious, economical and easy stove-top stew that’s perfect fodder for fall. Serve this with rice, quinoa, or mashed spuds and your favorite green vegetable. My preference would be for Brussels sprouts but as there are many people out there … Continue reading

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Recipe: Noodles with Chicken Livers, Prosciutto & Cognac

I’ve never understood why some people are so averse to chicken livers – they have a luxuriously rich yet delicate flavor and best of all, they’re ridiculously inexpensive and take no time at all to cook. Back in the UK … Continue reading

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