Monthly Archives: February 2014

Jeopardy on Cooking With Char

The Category is: Opposites and the Answer is: Sweet! If this were Jeopardy! what would YOUR question be? What is the opposite of “sweet”? How many said “sour”? Sorry! That’s wrong. You lost your money but if you said BITTER, … Continue reading

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Asparagus with Tarragon Vinaigrette

I’m feeling a little guilty, I must admit. Lately, my recipes have been a bit long and, while not difficult, have been a bit time consuming, especially for a short month like February! So I’ll close the month with short … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lava Cake

Some time back (and you can check the Archives for it) I gave you recipe for a Butterscotch Lava Cake. But today, I’ll go back to the original Chocolate Lava … a really singular treat! Sometimes served with Crème Anglaise … Continue reading

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Moussaka

There are probably almost as many ways to pronounce this as there are versions of this delightful and delectable Greek dish. Some say: Moo-sah-kah;  Mus-ah-ka; Mus-‘ka; and more and more. But however you say it, it is one of Greece’s … Continue reading

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Don’t Stew Over It!

One weekend when I came to PS for a visit, my Mother said she made “Souper Stew” for dinner. Thinking she said “super”, I thought to myself, stew is stew … what’s so ‘super’ about this? But it’s the best … Continue reading

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Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce

Crab cakes are famous along the Atlantic seaboard and Maryland is especially famous for theirs. I’ve had some wonderful ones in Virginia have even bought some locally that were frozen and turned out pretty well! But they are so easy … Continue reading

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Chocolate Truffles

Valentine’s Day – the day for lovers! When you have someone special in your life, even if that ‘someone’ is YOU – because you are special, too! – Chocolate truffles are one of the very first things that come to … Continue reading

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