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What’s for dinner (and lunch)

Time for another big wrap-up post as I’ve been busy, on the road, and under the weather a lot the past two weeks. But there were definitely some home-cooking highlights I don’t want to forget about and want to be sure to make again in the future.

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What’s for dinner: Week of January 12

It’s been a pretty cold week here in South Jersey and as such dragging myself out of the house to the supermarket has been low on the priority list. So I’ve been doing a lot of cooking to use up what’s been in the freezer or the fridge and trying to make some favorite comfort food dishes as well.

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A few new recipes from recent weeks

I’ve been having some fun in the kitchen the past few weeks, working on a couple new recipes. Sometimes creative cooking is a challenge in the winter – I miss all those wonderful fresh Jersey fruits and vegetables – but there is still a lot that can be enjoyed combining year-round veggies, pantry staples and some good quality fresh meats.

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Are you ready for some football?

I’m planning a pretty non-traditional Super Bowl Sunday meal, but there will just be three of us so why not? Of course there will be some cheese and salami to snack on during the pre-game festivities, but I’m also planning on making Italian-style chicken liver on toast – I just can never say no to chicken livers. Beyond that I think we’ll be enjoying the last of the smoked hams I have from our last butchered pig, since I’m off on Monday to pick up the meat from the latest one. It’s going to be really interesting to compare the taste and cuts of meat from this younger, smaller pig to the big ones we’ve had done up previously. On the side I have some nice fresh green beans from the Mullica Hill Amish Market and I suppose I should do up some Mac ‘n Cheese as well for at least SOMETHING traditional!

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What’s Been Cookin’…

It’s been a busy couple of weeks working and being on the road, so I haven’t had the chance to keep up with posting what’s been cooking in my kitchen. So here’s just a quick round up of successes and recommended recipes I’ve enjoyed…

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