Take 5 for Students: Beef and Coconut Curry

Take 5: Beef, curry powder, coconut cream, tomato paste, onion. This curry was quite delicious, though I confess to not taking pictures at the early stages of making it. I had some frozen gravy beef and was busy doing other things, so I wanted something quickly put together for dinner – with, of course, only… [Read More]

Two Fat Turkeys and a Duck Stuffing

Duck, brandy, breadcrumbs, onions, turkey. This year I had two days of Christmas Dinners. The first was for two families – mine and my brother’s. There were twelve of us. It seemed that one turkey might not be quite enough, so two fine organic turkey birds were procured for the event. They were accompanied, unexpectedly,… [Read More]

Pot Roast

Pot roast, onions, garlic, red wine, flour. Dear friends recently gave me a big piece of beef pot roast which had come from a happy creature on their land. I recalled my mother’s pot roasts which we grew up with and decided I would try a Take 5 version. I was delighted with the results… [Read More]