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A Plate of Bacon

Wandering around, on vacation in Bangkok, we stumbled upon a restaurant owned by an American.  He was a Vietnamese War veteran, and liking what he saw during an R&R,  finished his time in the military and returned to Thailand to … 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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Mushroom, Bacon and Spinach Gratin

This spur of the moment gratin turned out much better than I thought it would.  In fact, in was delicious! I had a pound of mushrooms in the fridge that were starting to go feral and wanted something quick and … Continue reading

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Spinach, Bacon, Mushroom and Brie Omelette.

I know that I made a salad yesterday http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2013/01/22/spinach-bacon-egg-and-mushroom-salad/ with almost the same ingredients, but I have a lot of spinach, mushrooms and, honestly, a lot of vegetables that I bought greedily at the farmers’ market on Saturday. Mad Dog at http://maddogtvdinners.wordpress.com/ inadvertently gave … Continue reading

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Spinach, Bacon, Egg and Mushroom Salad

I woke up this morning craving spinach salad.  I haven’t had that for a long time and I just love it when I think of something I’d like to eat and all the ingredients are in the fridge.  It’s serendipic … Continue reading

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Rosemary Roasted Chicken and Fresh Petit Pois Lardons

Today is French Mother’s Day and they are offering free rosebuds to mothers at a number of the businesses that are open today.  Interestingly, on this Sunday, the jewelry shop is open, as are the chocolate and flower shops.  No … Continue reading

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Stuffed Pork Filet Mignon with Sauteed Spinach and Roasted Sweet Potato

Cruising through the market today looking for thinly sliced sirloin for the Pho http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/05/23/what-were-having-pho-lunch-tomorrow/ , Jade and I saw this pork filet mignon, stuffed with bacon and goat’s cheese.  What could we do?  After we purchased the filet, we asked the … Continue reading

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