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Italian Sausage Breakfast Hash

This breakfast/brunch hash was directly inspired by Frugal Feeding’s Potato and Chorizo Salad.  I found some Italian sausage in the freezer (there could be more) that I wanted to move on before I go back to the duck :) Italian … Continue reading

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Scotch Woodcock with Bonnet

I first heard of and made scotch woodcock from Jamie Oliver’s magazine, faithfully following the unfamiliar recipe. Today I just pleased myself.  And I did have another goose egg :) Scotch Woodcock with Bonnet 1 knob butter 1 scallion, thinly … Continue reading

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Fennel and Cucumber Pickles

I didn’t think much about cooking today.  I knew my husband would want the leftover duck gumbo again so there was nothing to think about.   I did make a lunch of mirliton hash browns with a fried egg sprinkled … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Chicken Omelette

Tomorrow we’re going to Sens for Antonio’s birthday!  Wisely I think, we’ve decided to drive to Strasbourg, park the car, and then take the TGV to Paris and the local train on to Sens.  This way, we won’t have to … Continue reading

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Wake Me Up!

I was seriously dragging this morning; not wanting to get up or, for that matter, to stay in bed.  Thank God Chantal called me from Sens.  Her husband Antonio is having a birthday celebration on October 5th and wanted to … Continue reading

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Regular Children

I used to hate grapefruit when I was growing up.  I think most kids do because to them it tastes bitter.  I started eating and enjoying grapefruit in my early 20s.  It had started to taste sweet, in a grapefruit … Continue reading

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Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

Back in the day, probably in West Africa, I saw a fantastic photo of sun dried tomato pesto in one of my magazine subscriptions; Gourmet, Bon Appetit or Food and Wine.  I wanted to make it so badly, but sun … Continue reading

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Chili Cheese Omelette

I often think about Sens; walking the dog in the morning, going to the market, stopping for coffee or une verre with friends, those impromptu breakfasts, cobbled together with leftovers as the sun came up.  I often regret my “déplacement”. … Continue reading

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Sometimes I’m Very Hungry

I was going to fry an egg for the top but I couldn’t wait. Steak, Mushrooms and Onions 1/2 onion, sliced 2 tbsp butter 1/2 lb mushrooms 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme 1 rib steak, seasoned with salt, pepper and garlic … Continue reading

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Cooking with Jade

Cheddar Cheese Eggs – Place some butter sauteed spinach in the bottom of a ramekin, then cover with 1/2 cup tomato sauce.  Break two eggs into the sauce, poke the yolks once with a toothpick, then sprinkle on some grated … Continue reading

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