Virgil on December 30, 2012

We did a traditional English Christmas dinner this year. There weren’t a lot of people, so we went with a simple menu: Standing rib roast, four bones, wonderfully handled by brother-in-law Hugh Yorkshire pudding that I made Roasted root vegetables that I did English peas with butter that I did, very simple Lovely jus done […]

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Virgil on December 24, 2010

Talking to my mother, this has been the Christmas dessert in her family as long as she can remember. It has also been the Christmas dessert my entire life and this has carried on to my children. This year is the first year my mother will not make it, as she no longer has a […]

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Virgil on December 13, 2010

I love lamb shanks and it is one of Little Buddy’s favorite meals because the bones she gets are the best! Even better is laying on the floor in front of the fireplace on a cold winter night. It is nasty weather outside tonight, rainy and cold, perfect for the fireplace. One of these days […]

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