A couple of years ago, I made this terrine wishing I had some dried fruit handy – prunes or cherries, perhaps – to add a bit of sweet, lending another texture, a bite of chew, to an already delicious paté. The holiday season begs I use cranberries.
Rabbit & Pork Belly Terrine with Pomegranate Roasted Cippolini Onions & Grapes; a photo from a couple of years ago.
What I like about this recipe is that it develops a wider scope of flavor in its refrigerated captivity, so perfect for hacking off at random at this festive time of the year.
We’re having Christmas dinner at my son’s girlfriend’s uncle’s house (that’s a lot of apostrophes) on Wednesday. I’m picturing bringing the last hunk as hostess gift, wrapped in “…brown paper packaging tied up with string (thank-you Maria!)”… one of my favorite things, no doubt.
Here’s the slide show I made a couple of years ago – this year I did make some changes discovering that it really didn’t need weighting, it was dense enough.
Coming out of this pandemic, I wouldn’t want to be friends with the woman I’ve become. My new best bud, for example, is a squirrel named Rachel who stops by daily for granola. Our relationship is grounding. She understands me, gets me more than my pre-apocalypse friends. In my uniform of near-blacks and grays, my swishing bushy ponytail and … Full recipe post »
So here come the holidays. Heaven help us. As the pandemic rips across the planet, this will be a tradition-bashing year. I’ve friends who are delighted with the excuse not to have to drive six hours to eat an overcooked turkey and canned green bean casserole. I know others who, come hell or high water, are … Full recipe post »
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