Monthly Archives: November 2010

White Chocolate Strawberry Mousse

I think I’ve mentioned before that I don’t like to bake.   I should honestly add that it goes beyond that; I don’t enjoy making desserts.  And since I’m being honest, it’s probably because there are not many desserts I … Continue reading

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My New Bento Boxes

Maybe I exaggerated but they were all so cute!  I just had to have them all.   They each come with a soup bowl, a container with a tight fitting top for soup and the bottom container can hold rice, … Continue reading

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Grilled Honey Mustard Salmon

My daughter and I love fish.   I guess any and all kinds because when we both ordered the same dish in a restaurant in France (not really understanding what it was) and it turned out to be fresh water … Continue reading

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Boerewors: A South African Treat

A life spent overseas in underdeveloped countries, while not for everyone, is challenging and rewarding.   At least that’s what my husband and I think or thought.  I’m in France now :)   But even though I have taken an … Continue reading

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Bacon Explosion

Weave a bacon mat with 2lbs of bacon Layer 1lb of homemade Italian sausageon the bacon weave Spread 1lb of crispy fried bacon on thesausage layer and top bacon with BBQ Sauce Tightly roll up the sausage layerwith the crispy … Continue reading

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New Zealand Lamb

I wish I’d “set the scene” for these pictures.  This was a beautiful roast but my numerous cutting boards and the plastic veneer kitchen cabinets are just…well, anyway. One of my New Year’s resolutions is to read the instructions that … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Our son, who has decided to practice parenting on me, thinks that irregardless of the imminent arrival of the  Lacanche oven that I should cook and post recipes to the blog, NOW.   It’s just his hunger speaking so I’ve … Continue reading

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