Category Archives: Stew

Lemon kefta tagine; couscous – 19 December 2015

I’d been wanting to make this tagine again for awhile – in fact, wanted to make it all last winter but couldn’t find the cookbook (which appeared back on the shelf… just missing it? It’s thin…). So when R&E donated … Continue reading

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Boeuf Bourguinon; Romano beans – 7 September 2013

When last night’s intended bottle of Savigny-les-Beaune turned out to be corked,I suggested we use it in a beef stew, and then settled on EB’s recipe for Boeuf Bourguinon. The recipe I copied says it’s originally from The Flavor of … Continue reading

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Beef stew; baby bok choy – 3 December 2012

Knowing I’d be at work late, I planned to have leftover beef stew tonight. Which was a good idea. I heated up the stash I’d made for the occasion. I bought five baby bok bhoy heads at the Bowl on … Continue reading

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Beef stew with leftover wine – 1 December 2012

When the weather forecast turned to permanent rain, and hard rain at that, I decided a beef stew was in order. I bought 3 pounds of local grass-fed beef (liked the brochure) for just over $22 at the Bowl on … Continue reading

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Tagine of spicy kefta with lemon; salad of baby lettuces – 7 June 2012

I had this sudden realization of what I could do with the remaining cilantro, left over from the zucchini and feta pizza. I made this tagine once before, and we all loved it. It’s from “Tagine – Spicy stews from … Continue reading

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Lamb tagine with aprocots and prunes; sautee mix with red-dyed garlic – 21 December 2011

This was the second real success from my tagine book. More than half have been uninteresting, but this was quite good. Lamb chunks are cooked with onion and garlic and also blanched almonds and a bunch of good-smelling spices; then … Continue reading

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Gumbo and Piano Music at Two Mile’s Repeal Day party – 5 December 2011

I got an e from Two Mile Wines inviting us to celebrate Repeal Day – the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Couldn’t miss that, now, could we? But oops, I managed, as is usual in unusual dinner situations, to … Continue reading

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Chili; canned green beans – 7 November 2011

D was cold at work today and came home wanting a hearty, warm dinner. He decided to make chili. He cooked the remaining more-than-half of a yellow onion from the fridge and some large garlic chunks in olive oil, then … Continue reading

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Tagine of lamb kefta with lemon sauce; cold veggies – 1 August 2011

I actually USED UP a tin of turmeric. OK, I bought it 20 years ago. 30? At the Coop, which has not existed for a decade or more. But I actually did use it up! And the meal was terrific! … Continue reading

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Leftover eggplant tagine, this time with couscous – 21 July 2011

Leftovers sure make an easy dinner. I went in to work today and came home about 5, and had a couple of hours to work around the house before I had to start dinner. I just reheated the eggplant tagine … Continue reading

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Tagine of baby eggplants in tomato sauce; bolani with hummus – 18 July 2011

I spotted this recipe I think on the day I bought this cookbook, expecting we would like it, and I’m pleased to know that is correct. It’s easy to do, though there is a lot of pre-prep. Of course, for … Continue reading

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Kabocha squash stew with coconut, curry, and cilantro – 6 April 2011

D used up the last large hunk of kabocha squash in a dish similar to the first one, though much thicker. He boiled the peeled squash pieces, and separately cooked onions in oil, adding mushroom slices and a small bit … Continue reading

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Beef stew from the freezer; sugar snap peas – 19 January 2011

D got home late and defrosted a quart or so of beef stew that he made on 23 October, with rather startling orange flavor in it. The orange had calmed down, for unknown reasons (possibly related to the addition of … Continue reading

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