Duck and Pork Terrine with Red Wine Cranberry Chutney

2 duck breasts, about 10 oz each, skin removed and reserved 7 oz or about 8 slices thinly sliced streaky bacon 3 lbs pork shoulder, cubed 2 slices bread, crusts removed 1/2 cup milk 3 shallot, about 1/2 cup roughly chopped 1 large garlic clove, roughly chopped 7 oz or 3/4 cup duck or chicken… Read More »

Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup

5 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms 5 ounces fresh button mushrooms (portobello, cremini, or white mushrooms) 5 ounces fresh -OR- 2 oz dried wild mushrooms (rehydrated, save liquid) (Chanterelle, Porcini, or Black Trumpet) 1 tablespoon good olive oil 1/4 pound (1 stick) plus 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, divided 1 cup chopped yellow onion 1 carrot, chopped 1… Read More »