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I'm Happy to be Back!

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I hope you all had a wonderful Easter!

Many thanks to all of you for your kind comments regarding Bill and his knee replacement surgery!  He's doing great and is starting to swing his golf clubs now.

And, regardless of what he says, I was no Nurse Ratched!  

Many thanks also, to our older son, Bubba, for all the good assistance he gave his dad.  

Now, to the soup!  With some leftover ham from Easter, a bag of navy beans and chilly weather, it's a soup kind of day today:  Bean soup with ham!






This is an easy recipe that will take a little time, but not a lot of effort.  It's hot, comforting and loaded with good flavors!  

Navy Bean and Ham Soup
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Ingredients:

1 pound dried navy beans, sorted and rinsed
4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 2 cups water
1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced
½ teaspoon dried tarragon 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1-2 cups ham, cut into bite-size pieces

Method:

Add beans, broth and water to large pan and bring to a boil over high he…

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When you feel like eating boiled eggs,

if you have some truffles in the house,

put them in a basket

with the eggs

and the next day you will have the

best boiled eggs you have ever tasted in your gastronomic life.

--- M.Des Ombiaux



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Jules-Alexandre Grun

Since 2009