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Meal report

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I described our Thanksgiving meal in this post:

pan-roasted duck breast—I’ve made the recipe at the link before, and it’s marvelous—along with cooked whole-grain spelt sautéed in a little butter with pecans and dried cranberries, and also steamed kale sautéed in a little olive oil with onion, garlic, and diced Meyer lemon: protein, starch, greens, and a little oil. Well, with the duck, probably more than a little. Plus a bottle of wine. I’m looking forward to it.

Mostly as described, but to the kale dish I added 1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped the same size as the diced Meyer lemon, and that worked out well. The spelt was delicious: I sautéed the pecans in the butter for a few minutes before adding the spelt, dried cranberries, and some gochujang sauce—just a little, to give it body.

Everything tasted great, and the wine suggested some years back by Jacques Melac was totally wonderful.

Now we are enjoying the afterglow. No sign of kitties: Molly’s on her bed, Megs is on hers, and they are oddly incurious.

Written by LeisureGuy

22 November 2012 at 5:38 pm

Posted in Daily life, Food

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