Monthly Archives: March 2013

Supreme de Pintade a l’Essence

The best guinea fowl we’ve ever tasted was in Arc en Barrois from the kitchen of our son’s friend’s grandmother.  It was so memorable that 20 years later, we still talk about it. I’m going to move my photography table, … Continue reading

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Red Mullet with Mango Salsa and Vegetables

I didn’t know what to do for our meal today but as we are going to France over the weekend holiday, I wanted to use some of the vegetables in the refrigerator.  I didn’t want to make another Asian plate … Continue reading

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Pork Belly with Bavarian Essence Part 2

I put the pork belly in the refrigerator on Thursday night http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/pork-belly-with-bavarian-essence-part-1/, which means it stayed there until Sunday morning.  It was okay and still in good shape but I think 24 hours is enough.  My Bavarian essence is definitely a … Continue reading

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When Fusion Doesn’t Fuse and Other Issues

I love going to France.  We had to get to Jade’s school in Walbourg, France by 10:00 a.m. on Friday for my husband to give presentations to the high school students  about the U.S. government’s assistance to underdeveloped countries in … Continue reading

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Pork Belly with Bavarian Essence Part 1

We have to go to France tomorrow, we’re out of wine.  Just kidding.  We are out of wine but we’re going for Jade’s Confirmation first, then wine :) A couple of weeks ago, I bought a nice pork belly from … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Casserole

I like cauliflower, broccoli and romanesco and so does the family.  My husband especially likes cauliflower mashed/smashed to resemble potatoes because he loves potatoes.  It’s an Irish thing. While I was washing the big, white, beautiful cauliflower from Fresh Paradise, … Continue reading

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Bavarian Roasted Chicken with Chard

All Recipes http://allrecipes.com/Recipe-Tools/Print/Recipe.aspx?recipeID=228363&origin=detail&servings=6&metric=false interested me with a caraway, fennel and herb rubbed roasted chicken that they said came from the Bavarian region of Germany.  Okay.  I didn’t have any caraway seed but used internet recommended dill instead and I forgot to add … Continue reading

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