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P&Q: Vanilla-Butter Braised Lobster

Many of you already made this for Valentine’s Day. But, if you still have questions, suggestions, thoughts, ideas, leave them here. I am anxious to read your Posts on Friday.

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P&Q: Chicken Couscous

Although Betsy and I had a personal request from Mardi to substitute another fish recipe this week, Betsy and I flat out turned her down and are sticking with Chicken Couscous. I am making this dish tomorrow and have all kinds of spices on deck to torment one poor little chicken. If anyone has suggestions, […]

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P&Q’s: SPICE-CRUSTED TUNA

This week we’re making fish! Some of you are really excited about that, huh. It’s Spice-crusted Tuna and can be adorned with Mango Chatini (page 489) if you so desire. Any problems, concerns, suggestions or ideas, let us know. This recipe competes our fish for the month of January.

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P&Q’s: Arman’s Caviar in Aspic

Hmmmmmm, let’s talk.  Caviar, Aspic, FFWD. What are your questions, concerns, suggestions, techniques, and thoughts. How many of you even like caviar? Is it an acquired taste like oysters? (But, oyster are cheaper to purchase while you’re going about the acquiring, right?)  Good luck this week, Doristas.

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P&Q: Orange & Olive Salad

Any comments, questions, suggestions, or thoughts, this is the place. Have a good week, Everyone.

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P&Q: Storzapretis

From both Liz’s and Mardi’s posts on Facebook, this looks like a challenging week. I hope Mardi and Liz will re-post their suggestions here so those of us who do not belong to Facebook can read also. Anyone with suggestions, questions, or advice, please do so here. For those of you enduring  the cold, snowy, […]

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P&Q: Pan-seared Duck Breasts with Kumquats

Sooooo, I already have a problem. No kumquats. Per Kathy, I will try to look for preserved kumquats. However, we have a huge snowstorm coming in today so I might not be able to get to Whole Foods and more exotic speciality food stores down valley. Any suggestions for a substitution? If any of you […]

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P&Q: Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Parsley Coulis

Since we’ve rallied around the Jerusalem Artichoke last month, maybe you won’t have any problems, questions, concerns, observations or technique clues. But, if you do, just leave your comments here. Have a good week everyone.

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P & Q: OSSO BUCO à l’ARMAN

I needed to make a special-order with Whole Foods to get my Osso Buco this week. And, I also needed to be reminded to get a P&Q up for this week’s recipe choice. (Sorry, Mardi) Any problems, concerns, questions, advice, treasured techniques to try, just leave it all here.

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P&Q: Chanterelles with Napa and Nuts

Hello Everyone,  It’s Tuesday and I finally located chanterelles. Are you having any luck? Substitutions? Suggestions? Ideas? Whatever you have to say about this fungus that smells like apricots, leave it here. Medical Alert: If you gathered your fungus from the Wilds, please be sure none are poisonous. There are look-alikes out there.

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