Tag Archives: balsamic

A Plate of Roasted Pumpkin

Little French pumpkins or potirons are so cute.  Whenever I see them in the market, I just want to buy one to look at.  However, this is a cooking blog and the little pumpkin had to go down!  It’s like … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops with Herbs and Balsamic Sauce

These are French lamb chops that I found in my freezer in Sens over the holidays.  Yay! Quick and easy, just sprinkle with dried herbs, brown, make a balsamic reduction and serve with bacon, sauteed chard. Lamb Chops with Herbs … Continue reading

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Balsamic Gansebrust with Courgettes

I went over to Kaufland supermarket on Saturday specifically to buy some of those cute goose legs http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/11/07/roasted-goose-sandwich-with-bottom-of-the-pan-relish/.  They were all gone! In their place was a bin full of frozen goose breasts or gansebrusts.  Why not?  I hadn’t used my … Continue reading

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Rosemary Scented Chicken with Brussel Sprouts

Seeing fresh brussel sprouts, made me think of the market in Sens.  I found some in the elegant Boehm supermarket along with rosemary and smoked swine flesh, diced.   The smoked swine flesh was quite the find since I can’t … Continue reading

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Fresh Herb Balsamic Lamb Chops

Yes, I know it’s only been two days since I made the lamb leg, but I’m in freezer trouble again, so it’s lamb again today.  Cruel, cruel world :)  We’ll be eating meat and fish from the freezer for the … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau with Canada Apples, Bacon and Onions

As I’m sure I’ve mentioned before, I have no idea what a “cooking apple” is, except for maybe Granny Smiths.  I don’t feel bad about this but I decided to vaguely inform myself by asking at the market fruit stand.  The … Continue reading

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Balsamic Glazed Duck Fillets

I really like using duck fillets(aiguillettes).  They are so versatile and can be used to make anything from an Asian stir fry to a savory chili http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/marcus-bawdon-does-chili/.  I don’t know how available they are in the States but if we don’t … Continue reading

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