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Kjötsúpa {Icelandic Lamb Soup}

It’s always been stew to me.  Grandma Bodin’s stew. The first time I remember ever having it, I was 10 years old.  It didn’t look like stew, as in from the can kind, but it had familiar elements of meat, potato, carrots and liquid.  Only it wasn’t the same, and it wasn’t stew.  It was […]

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Guiness Irish Lamb Stew ©Rhonda Adkins-1

Guinness Irish Lamb Stew

I’m not Irish but both of my kids have Irish blood running through them which I figured that means I’m Irish by proxy.  Even if I’m not Irish, I have red hair (thanks to a box), freckles and hazel eyes. I certainly could tell someone that I had an Irish heritage and they would believe […]

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My Seven Links

Seven is such a magical number, it’s the 4th prime number, it is revealed in the Bible and and the Torah as the world’s creation time, in Japanese mythology there are the Seven Lucky gods, in Irish Mythology the number seven is associated with Cúchulainn, and if you are lucky enough to be the 7th […]

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Tunisian Couscous

I mentioned during this post that I was lucky enough to deploy to Tunisia while I was in the Air Force.  It was a joint Medical operations.  We flew down from RAF Lakenheath, UK in the not so comfortable jump seats in the back of a cargo plane. Our mission: To share/exchange some of our […]

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Basic Bowl of Red

  Over a month ago, when I was teaching my California Roll class, Mark had confessed to me that he didn’t know how to make chili.  I told him perfect, that I had planned on posting my “no” recipe chili that very week.  Me and my big mouth, I should never give a date for […]

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Oxtail Soup

It’s official, I can’t deny it.  Winter is here and it’s here to stay.  I almost believed it wouldn’t come, we had a very wet summer (which uncovered that our basement leaks and we have a nice crack in the foundation).  Oh but the fall, the fall was perfectly warm, kind of balmy actually.  We […]

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