Recipes by The butcher's girlfriend

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But wait, he's a butcher, no?

But wait, he's a butcher, no? by The butcher's girlfriend

But wait, he's a butcher, no?I know, I know...years later she reappears!Well, I have some pretty delicious stuff to discuss today, so it may be worth it.The butcher and I have been trying to make fish. We have made seared tuna, which was amazing! We make shrimps and scallops all the time - because that is the fish that he was OK with…

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Spring Salad

Spring Salad by The butcher's girlfriend

Spring SaladAlright, so it's happened. I have had to call it quits with meat for a while. Luckily, the butcher is super supportive and on board...what a catch he is!(ha! inadvertant pun!)In any case, here is the latest in our meat-free adventure!Place the noodles in the boiling water, let sit for 4 minutes while stirring to prevent…

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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup by The butcher's girlfriend

French Onion SoupI am right now in the beautiful city of Halifax...not quite sure what to do with myself.I found some pictures of food left on my camera, so I decided to blog a little...why not?!Speaking of food blogs though...after my Canadian stuffing success Americans are all about stuffing recipes. I usually ignore them (since…

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In gratitude...

In gratitude... by The butcher's girlfriend

In gratitude...Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and think about the year that has gone by...or, well, it's just a time to gorge and get a three day weekend.I would love to say that it is more the former than the latter, but at the end of the day, it's a lot more of the latter...One thing I can say about Thanksgiving is that I love…

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Ceasar Salad

Ceasar Salad by The butcher's girlfriend

Ceasar SaladAlright, so I have been MIA. But, it's cold outside, I feel like cooking and blogging! Does this mean we haven't cooked at all? Hell no!But now, it's ON!I love making salads, I love eating salads, and I love delicious salads. This ceasar (cesar?) salad is a guaranteed crowd pleaser!Let's talk firstly about the croutons.…

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PIZZA! by The butcher's girlfriend

PIZZA!Hi everyone!OK, I am so excited! One of my favorite foods in the world is pizza- hands down. And, thanks to a very generous gift of a Kitchen Aid stand mixer (from T's mom) my dream to make it at home has come true!Firstly, I must start with the dough. We made a dough before this one and it was OK, but just OK...This one? Mamma…

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Mmmm...potatoes by The butcher's girlfriend

Mmmm...potatoesI love potatoes, I don't know if it's because I am Irish or simply because they're delicious but, I don't care. I love them.T and I were making a frittata the other day, making sure that we used up all our veggies that were on the edge, and I saw these lonely potatoes in the fridge and decided to cook them up.What…

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Chicken Wings

Chicken Wings by The butcher's girlfriend

Alright, first of all, I apologize for having been gone so long!Secondly, I need to make this post as a matter of principle.Yesterday, T brought home some chicken wings. And, I have to tell you, I looooove chicken wings. As we were discussing how to cook them, I suggested we try a crust and do a baked "fried" chicken. That was met…

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Spring Frittata

Spring Frittata by The butcher's girlfriend

Spring FrittataI am multi posting today for a couple of reasons:1- Game one of the Philly-Habs season is on and it's making me nervous, so I am distracting myself!2- I have guilt from missing so much time from the blogBut, we've been cooking! And I have been taking pictures!I have started a new job, and as everyone knows, that is a…

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Shrimp & Rice

Shrimp & Rice by The butcher's girlfriend

Shrimp & RiceIn a fit of stubborness, I have tried to get the butcher to go meatless for two nights for every week of Lent. Now, this may sound mean, but it's only a night, not the day. He works at a butcher shop! He can eat meat all day and then come home to salad, no? Sadly, that's easier said than done.We have at our avail one of…

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