Monthly Archives: October 2012

Duck Breast and Vegetable Stir Fry

Parents, especially mothers, are frequently criticized because they have difficulty accepting that their children have grown into adult men and women with all the common sense that that implies.  SMH.  His father did the same thing about 30 years ago, … Continue reading

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Ribs, Wings and Yams

In the past few days, I’ve noticed that I’m getting a lot of visitors to an old post, Honey Mustard Chicken and Sweet Potatoes http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/10/04/honey-mustard-chicken-and-sweet-potatoes/ and thought I’d try a variation in a totally lazy, can’t be bothered manner.  Sometimes I’m a wee … Continue reading

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Baby It’s Cold Outside

It snowed before Halloween!  Of course when we arrived here everyone said, “We don’t get much snow here in Stuttgart because the city is located in a bowl,  etc, etc.”  I think everyone forgets about Winter and what happened as … Continue reading

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Poached Egg with Labskaus

Labskaus is essentially a beet corned beef hash or as it’s called in the U.S., red flannel hash.  The idea of a red flannel hash has never appealed to me, so I’ve never eaten it.  But there were those beets … Continue reading

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Beet and Feta Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

My husband has always liked beets and, since I’ve found more interesting ways to prepare  them than his or my mother did, I do too.  This is a quick and easy way to enjoy them.  Buy the pre-cooked beets or … Continue reading

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Pork Geschnetzeltes with Gnocchi

The cleaning company came in yesterday and was I impressed!  They remade the bed, put dishes in the dishwasher, cleaned that rib pan, the oven, changed all linens, put in a new supply of paper products, swept, mopped and dusted. … Continue reading

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Laid Back Sunday

My husband loves breakfast.  He loves it so much that, like his Dad, he always wants to make weekend breakfast for the family. I remember, after our marriage, visiting his folks for the first time on the weekend.  On Saturday … Continue reading

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