Category Archives: Sandwich

Sausage and Peppers

There is a fairly large Italian community in Stuttgart.  Before I left to come back to Sens, we discovered a great supermarket with Italian imports, butcher and traiteur.  The sausages, that I was smart enough to bring to Sens for … Continue reading

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Brian Does Bacon, Blue Cheese and Veal Burgers

Our son Brian is one of the best bacon fryers in the world!  His bacon is crispy without being brittle so that it doesn’t explode into shards when you take a bite.  He inherited this talent from his father who … Continue reading

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Old School Carnitas

I have to say that I’ve been annoyed by the food that is called authentic Mexican today.  I grew up in California and my mom grew up with Mexicans.  However, she never thought much of Tex-Mex cuisine, even though she … Continue reading

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One Day I Wanted a Burrito

One day I wanted a burrito.  Not Tex-Mex or the new fangled kind with rice in it.  Do they even grow rice in Mexico?  No, I wanted a burrito like my mother made; refried pinto beans, green chilie, cheese and … Continue reading

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Big MacTuna

Busy Saturday!  A rush through the open market for eggs and veg, the hardware store and two supermarkets.  By the time we got back at 1:00 p.m. Jade, having home-worked all morning, was starving to death.  We all like tuna … Continue reading

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“Demonic Tots”

Yesterday my husband asked for a dinner with the “spinach” burgers I used to make in Senegal.  After searching most of the day, I finally found the recipe card in my Fanny Farmer cookbook that is miraculously here in Stuttgart. … Continue reading

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Traditional, Traiteur Flavored French Ribs

After Sunday’s Roman-like, bacchanalian, all day event, Jade and I were still reeling and not really hungry today.  We decided to buy a fresh baguette, warm the enriched, leftover soup broth and call it dining. On the way to get … Continue reading

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The Right to Bear Arms

Roger’s going to love this :D. My husband’s uncle was an officer who served under George Patton’s command in WWII. At the end of the war, he brought home his Colt 45 automatic officer’s pistol and, as a gesture of … Continue reading

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Open Faced Egg Salad Sandwich

I arrived in Stuttgart last September and one of the first curiosities I noticed in the supermarkets’ fresh egg section was colored eggs.  I thought to myself, that’s bizarre, I wonder what the deal is, then incuriously turned the page. … Continue reading

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R.S.’s Crispy Pata – Part 3

Hysterics aside, I deep fried R.S.’s crispy pata.  http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2013/02/22/doing-r-s-s-crispy-pata-part-2/.  It was no worse than frying a fatty, skin on chicken.  However, you do need to fry with a cover because the skin “burps”. Coming to my senses, I decided to … Continue reading

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