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Collops of salmon

What’s a collop, you may ask?


Well, according to the definitive Oxford English Dictionary, collop may be related to the Swedish kollops which Continue reading


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Wine pairings page updated!

FYI, I’ve updated the wine pairings page to add several more wines we’ve had with the recipes posted here, including a King Family Vineyards Viognier, Afton Mountain Bollicine (sparkling), Ox-Eye Vineyards Shy Ox Rosé, and Veritas Vineyards Red Star. Cheers!

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Butternut squash gratin

Autumn is here! Which means lots of lovely dishes with fall produce, including things like butternut squash.


This gratin recipe is pretty simple and lets the pure flavors of the squash and sweet onion come through. It’s not only veggie but vegan if you omit the Continue reading

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