Category Archives: Fruit

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Time to start moving some of this duck onward.  Remember the time I served my husband skinless chicken breasts 3 days running before he noticed?  Well, I’ve got more than 3 days worth of duck legs and breasts, let’s see … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard with Plum Sauce

In our village of Honesdale, Pennsylvania, there is a French style cafe with lots of potential. I believe the owner a) lived a number of years in France, b) is married to a French man,   c) is actually French or … Continue reading

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Rognons de Veau Chez Guy

Having arrived in Sens on Friday and not really feeling up to doing the market and cooking on Saturday, I found my favorite old French guy,  M. Parret, and asked him to lunch with me at the very “correct” restaurant, … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard aux Prunes

Before I left Germany, I saw duck with plum sauce on the internet.  I can’t remember who made it but whoever you are, thanks for the inspiration. My husband went back to Germany after breakfast, so I just made enough … Continue reading

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Pikliz!

Perusing my blog stats, I noticed that quite a few visitors have been interested in my Haitian griot recipe.  Heck, after looking at the recipe, I was interested and decided to make some. Quel coincidence!  After I had put my … Continue reading

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Posted in Appetizer, Cooking, Food and Wine, Fruit, Haitian, Main dishes, Recipes, Salad, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

August 15th Chez Parret

Yesterday, August 15th, the Assumption of Mary to Heaven, was a public holiday in France. I like it that they feel no constraints about recognizing their Christian heritage.  Unlike us now a days in the U.S. who whisper the word … Continue reading

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On Mange des Fruits

So many good things in the market these days, and many we haven’t tried yet.  We’ve tried red currants before and pretty much just use them for decoration.  But this is the first time we’ve seen the peach colored and … Continue reading

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