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MEATLOAF … the classic comfort food

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  Of all the reassuring comfort food  there is nothing better than a perfectly executed, divinely crusty- brown meatloaf.     Severed with a generous pitcher of rich gravy  and mounds of creamy mashed potatoes it takes comfort food to dazzling new … Continue reading

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EASY TOMATO SOUP WITH CHEDDAR CHEESE CROUTONS

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  You can make this soul-satisfying soup in under thirty minutes.  It will fulfill your cravings for comfort food one those days when nothing seems to be going right.  It is elegant enough to serve for an impromptu supper  to … Continue reading

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SAUSAGES WITH TOMATO-OLIVE RAGOUT AND POLENTA

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  “And men sit down to that nourishment which is called supper.”  (William Shakespeare) When it is a rainy January night and you live half way up a mountain one craves warming, simple comfort food.  Our nephew Brett and his … Continue reading

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POTATOES AND CHICKEN WITH OLIVES, LEMON AND PARSLEY

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My dear friend Biscuit loves any dish with potatoes.    She was addicted to the butter-roasted  potatoes we served at ROXY’S BISTRO.  Biscuit would order them  lavished with butter-milk dressing, as a side dish.  I made this dish to take to … Continue reading

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PASTA E FAGIOLI ….. PERFECT SOUP FOR A COLD WINTER DAY

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This was the view from my kitchen window the other day. It is unusual.  Snow!    We look West to the Fraser River, and  I frequently see ships going up and down the river.   They seem  to be sailing  through … Continue reading

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SPICY CARROT AND CORIANDER SOUP

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Carrots.  Loved by children,  adored by adults and Summer, the horse who lives next door.    It starts early in the garden.  This harvesting of carrots.  In the spring pulling sweet, delicious carrots no bigger than my little finger. Washing the … Continue reading

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TOMATO BASIL SOUP …Roxy’s Bistro’s signature soup

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This soup was such a favorite at ROXY’S BISTRO we would make gallons every week.  It’s a great soup because you can  make twelve months of the year.   There are two important elements.   You use canned tomatoes(but you … Continue reading

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