steak-and-kidney love

steak-and-kidney

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  • Crabbe is happily nearing retirement and is eager to devote his time to cooking steak-and-kidney pies at his new restaurant Pie in the Sky, co-run by his wife, but he still manages to get tied up in cases that sometimes involve the restaurant.

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  • On a recent weekend visit we were offered traditional favorites like liver and bacon stew, steak-and-kidney pudding and spotted dick alongside such gourmet treats as pan-fried halibut on artichoke puree and shrimp-fennel butter followed by rhubarb and whisky mille-feuille.

    Suffolk Chic

  • Cisco Systems, who raises organic beef, pigs and vegetables at her nearby Ayeshire Farm and also runs the Hunter's Head Inn in nearby Upperville -- the closest thing we have to a real British pub with great brews, shepherd's pie, bubble-and-squeak, and steak-and-kidney pudding.

    George Archibald: Christmas in Middleburg

  • They gulped down their breakfast, then set off upstairs, Kreacher bowing them out and promising to have a steak-and-kidney pie ready for them when they returned.

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • With a twinge of regret that had nothing to do with food, Harry imagined the house-elf busying himself over the steak-and-kidney pie that Harry, Ron, and Hermione would never eat.

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • The recipe that follows, however, is a gentler introduction to eating kidneys, a south-of-the-border variation on the famed British pub standard of steak-and-kidney pie.

    How to Cook Your Gut Pile

  • So, based on my helpful hints—an archipelago in the Pacific, under stars that resemble steak-and-kidney pudding, smoked mackerel pâté, and Raphael, the late Dutchman—what do you estimate the odds of pigeonholing my approximate position?

    Y.P.R.: To the Chap Who Finds This Bottled-Enclosed Message

  • "One chicken and chips, one roast pork, one steak-and-kidney pie, and one vegetable bake."

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • He went downstairs, ordered a steak-and-kidney pie with a tankard of ale, and struck up a conversation with the innkeeper and a group of his local patrons.

    Slightly Married

  • George paused with her fork, laden with steak-and-kidney pudding, halfway to her mouth.

    Disordered Minds

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