Ham

Apr 11

Mister Stock: The Unsung Hero of Cooking

Whenever I begin the process of making a soup, broth, gravy or stock, I am reminded of the folk tale Stone Soup. There are many versions of the tale, but the premise behind the story aside form generosity and charity is one of how the soup will continue to taste better as additional ingredients are …

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Mar 04

Open Faced Broiled Swiss Cheese & Ham on a Portabella Mushroom

A creation born out of being hungry and there was little in the way of food in the refrigerator except Swiss Cheese, thin sliced Deli Ham, Portabella Mushrooms and there was no bread. In the post Decadent Duet: Potabella Mushroom & Broiled Blue Cheese I went into detail on how my enjoyment for Portabella Mushrooms …

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Mar 03

New England Influenced Slow Cooked Ham & Vegetables

Let us be honest, most meals in a crock pot (slow cooker) are either over cooked, too salty or fall well short of the vision we had imagined when we first read the recipe. As a means of convenience, the slow cooker is a great innovation from the early 1970’s that played into the overall …

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Feb 20

Chicken Cordon Bleu qui est Facile à Faire

Chicken Cordon Bleu a la Americana

Before I began writing this post to the blog, I had the impression that Chicken Cordon Bleu was a chicken dish of French origin. Given that my rendition of the dish is a little different then how Chicken Cordon Bleu is normally prepared, I thought a little research on the topic of this post was …

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