I have been craving oxtails recently. I do not make them very often, because of Jan’s dietary restrictions and because, for the same reason, they are not exactly a health food—they are very fatty. One way to reduce the fat is to make them the day before, skim off the congealed lard, and reheat them the next day.
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Jan requested fresh crackers for her dinner with her friends. While they are good all by themselves—“Crack”ers, as Jan calls them—I thought I would add a spread for them while my diners waited for me to finish the other dishes. A tapenade is a primarily made from chopped olives, with a bit of oil to make it a paste.