Monthly Archives: October 2005

Eggs Jeannette

I saw this on Good Day Lifestyles on KPTV in Portland OR. Jacques Pepin was the guest and was promoting a cookbook – and visiting a daughter who lives in Portland.   I love this especially on Easter when you … Continue reading

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Jambalaya

Well we had some leftover shellfish from the night at Red Lobster so I made Jambalaya with it.   Leslie’s Jambalaya   1 medium onion 2 cloves garlic 1 bell pepper (I used golden) 4 jalapenos 3 cups tomato sauce … Continue reading

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Green Chili #4

1 large onion3 cloves garlic4 T butter1 t cumin1 t oregono2 t cilnatro6 anaheims8 jalapenos1 habenero1/2 cup chopped tomatillos chicken – 1 breast plus2 c mashed potatoes2 cup chicken broth1 tomato diced  Bake chicken breast somehow ahead of time. I … Continue reading

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Decanting wines

A question came up on decanting wines on a message board I frequent. I realized though we have a decanter I really do not know when or how to decant.   Lisa Shea gives a comprehensive description on:http://www.wineintro.com/basics/decanting.html   MSN … Continue reading

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Reading and Dinner

I am reading my Icewine book and the Oil/Vinegar paperback book.   Things I am learning – true Icewine is where the grapes are frozen on the vine, not after picked. The more expensive oils are best saved for drizing … Continue reading

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Wine, Books and Eating Out

Yesterday we went out to dinner for a friends birthday then after a bottle + of wine for the two of us, we went over to Powell’s Bookstore, where I bought several cooking and wine books for myself and as … Continue reading

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Marilyn Wines

About 2-1/2 years  ago we picked up our first bottle of Marilyn Merlot. We were doing  the collecting thing with it – one from each year for fun, not really an investment.   Yesterday I picked up the 2003 Marilyn … Continue reading

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