Category: Recipes

Guy’s Scratch Chillie Con Carne

I love to make my Chilli Con Carne from scratch. That means I make my own chilli powder, dried beans and frank steak not ground beef. Chillie Powder Ingredients 2 Tbsp. Sweet Paprika 1 Tbsp. oregano 1 tsp. Cayenne 1 tsp. Cumin...

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PIzza Matinna

Last night I had a dream about breakfast. I woke up with a start and made a note on my phone I case my inspiration be vaporized in the morning sun. Pizza Matinna. I google the term, it appears that there is a pizzeria going by...

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Guy’s Last Supper

I had a weird fall a week ago. It took a while, but I finally got x-rayed today to discover that beyond a torn ligament or two, I also fractured my fibula, just above my ankle. Since hopping around on one foot impeded me from...

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Zuccchini Bread

This might come as a complete shock to you but I have no recollection of ever making zucchini bread. I did have a neighbour or two that tried to unload their excess zucchinis on me. This seems to be a common problem as it grows...

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Agnolotti with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

After a while I start to repeat myself, it may have something to do with what ingredient are available, othe relative level of my creative juices or my failing memory. To dispel the latter, I decided to cruise my memory backs...

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Hot Shrimp – Cold

Last night I was working on an app and forgot the time. Oops 6:30 pm rolled along and I had not started preparing dinner. Pauline can get testy if dinner is not serve promptly at 7:00 pm. I went to the freezer and the only thing...

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What could be better than sharing a pizza with your best friend? It’s a rhetorical question, no answer required! The What 2 – 2 ½ cups flour divided 1/2 cup warm water divided 1 tbs sugar 1 tbs dry yeast 3 tbs olive oil...

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Pauline’s Birthday

Yesterday I began preparing a Torchon of Foie Gras. It has been hanging in my fridge for 24 hours. So my day today started by making a simple breakfast for Pauline. I had some leftover walnut cake so I made her a strawberry...

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Torchon de Foie Gras

Tomorrow is Pauline’s Birthday. So I’m going to make her some of her favorites dishes. She loves foie gras and I just happen to have a lobe in the freezer. Since its just the two od us I will cut it half and just defrost one of...

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Quick Lentil Soup

This s a quick and easy lunch. I like my lentil soup on the thick side with lots of yummy bits. You can purée it if you prefer. The What 1 tbs olive oil ½ onion ¼ inch slice of back bacon or ham 2 plum tomatoes 1 celery stick 1...

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COVID-19 Isolation

I love to cook. I’m running out of things to do, so I decided to put up a new recipe every day which Pauline has graciously accepted to taste test. Enjoy!