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.
My kids gave me an Instant Pot for Mother’s Day. Both passionate cooks, they told me they couldn’t imagine life without the contraption. But, to be honest, I rolled my eyes when opening the box—the last thing I need is another kitchen gadget cluttering my counters. That’s until I spied a yogurt button on the panel. I can make … Full recipe post »
I believe in choice, my choice of potato salad being no exception. This choice is gut-driven and deeply personal. My grandmother made a simple potato salad that accompanied her fried chicken and hickory nut cake to our family reunions in Selma. She made that same salad when a tragedy befell a friend, the bowl of love left quietly on their porch. My mother made the same salad that … Full recipe post »
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