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Pork tenderloin in mustard cream sauce minus the cream

The mustard sauce is perfect with the tenderloin as it keeps it really moist. Tenderloin being very lean would  tend to get dry easily, so  a short cooking time and a good sauce are required. I start by chopping about … Continue reading

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Bison Bourguignon

This does not sound right, no bisons in the Bourgogne, that’s for sure! This  bison meat stew though was better than any genuine boeuf bourguignon. I know you are already thinking Julia Child and all the trouble involved with cooking … Continue reading

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Petits pois à la française

French for… green peas a la French!  Green peas are a staple of British cuisine. Curiously enough, the French thought they should have their own way of cooking peas and serve them neither steamed nor mushed. This is what they … Continue reading

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Beurre Blanc sauce on Spring Salmon Steak

Tonight was Father’s Day dinner and we had wild Pacific Spring salmon, also called Chinook or King salmon. It was served with a sauce au beurre blanc, fresh peas, and Ravioles de Romans. Ravioles are a small herb ravioli from … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut squash

We seem to have had a cold snap with fierce winds here in Victoria and felt like a  lamb roast dinner to warm up. One of the vegetables was a roasted butternut squash. I used to make this the traditional … Continue reading

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Morel cream sauce on Roast Chicken

In Ontario, we used to go Morel picking in the Ganaraska Forest and come back with baskets full of the delicious spring fungi. My luck has not been good here in BC, I have not found my own spots  and … Continue reading

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Stuffed orange peppers

This is an easy thing to make, it looks amazing, the ” but” being that it takes time to make. Mostly time to cook though, not a lot of work, so a pretty good menu choice. Most people will eat … Continue reading

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Sweet salmon dinner in 15 minutes

Running late today and a million  excuses for it. The best one is that I got a new PC and I am still setting it up, so bear with me. That does not count as a valid excuse for not … Continue reading

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Lamb chops on the Grill

Any kind of lamb chops will work well, so long as they have about the same thickness. Remove most of the fat strips on the sides. One hour before cooking, prepare a paste with half a cup Maille Dijon mustard, … Continue reading

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