Monthly Archives: July 2011

Japanese Curry Chicken in Waiting

Any day now I’m supposed to be receiving some fresh udon noodles from the Sushi Boutique in Paris.  Following in Kay’s footsteps, http://myhomecookedmeals.blogspot.com/2011/04/dinner-tonight-japanese-style-kare.html, I decided to make chicken curry to have on hand when the noodles arrive. I browned some chicken … Continue reading

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Salmon with Yellow Pepper Saffron Sauce for Jenny

I have to admit, I felt a little guilty about cooking that little bunny rabbit so soon after leaving Camerahols.  Not so much for you manly men, and women, but because of Jenn. I know when she saw the post, … Continue reading

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It’s My Birthday, But the Director Couldn’t Come

When Burkina Faso was called Upper Volta, there was a song that came out of Ivory Coast called Mon Anniversaire (My Birthday).  It was sung by an Ivorian musician who seemed to have a problem with his love life because … Continue reading

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Les Mogettes de Vendee

When we were in the Vendee region of France with Roger and Jenn Stowell, Roger prepared a wonderful soup of herbs and fresh white beans.  These beans were the famous mogettes de Vendee or lingot beans.  When cooked, these beans … Continue reading

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Barbecued Rabbit Saddle and Grilled Corn with Cumin Butter

Yes, yes, I know it’s not the season, which my daughter pointed out, but I was reminiscing about the cumin butter for grilled corn that I made, back in the day, at our house in the New York Catskills.  I saw this precooked … Continue reading

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Food Photography: Backdrops

I have these huge pieces of painted placard that I’ve been using for backdrops.  They weigh a ton and I had been hauling them upstairs, downstairs, outside and back inside. In addition, if I wasn’t shooting towards a wall that … Continue reading

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Pan-fried Pollock with Zucchini and Tomatoes

The vegetable fairy left some garden zucchini in a bag on my front door handle this morning.  That, the lieu noir (pollock) and cherry tomatoes in the fridge pretty much dictated today’s menu.  Also, it’s chore day(bleah!) and who can … Continue reading

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