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Boxing Day Pate {chicken liver pate}

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appetizers / chicken & poultry / In the Kitchen / In the Larder / On the Ranch / our chickens

I‘ve celebrated boxing day a few times. In my first experience of “celebrating”, while living in the UK, I found myself going from store to store in my village; finding locked door and closed signs. Even with mail delivery two times a day, I didn’t get the memo that commerce ends when Christmas celebrations begin. Boxing day is a lovely tradition and much more meaningful than half-off sales and crowded malls. This simple pate rounds […]

Warm Brie & Date Bites

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appetizers / eggs & dairy / In the Kitchen

At the first sign of frost and chill, I begin dreaming of kitchen comforts.  I begin to categorize in my head all of the delicious things I will prepare, and the perfect gloaming light in which I will photograph them.  Stews, braises, puddings, cakes, savory lamb shanks cooked under the most perfect crust with just the slightest untidy boil-over {meant to look homemade and charming, just shy of a mess} flash behind my eyes, like the […]