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My Husband’s Apple Pie

My husband decided to make an apple pie today because he loves apple pie.  I helped him to choose some apples and we decided on pink ladies because we liked the name. I gave him an easy recipe, two pieces … Continue reading

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Crusty Roasted Bavarian Flanken Ribs

Last week I ordered some beef flanken ribs from the butcher in our small village of Waiblingen.  I had printed off pictures of the cut, both raw and grilling on a barbecue.  Flanken is a German word and the young … Continue reading

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The Christmas Market Nougat 2010

Cleaning out my draft posts, I found this unpublished post, drafted in 2010.   I loved watching this very friendly man in the market cutting an enormous nougat.  You definitely needed muscle for this job.

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Fig Tarte Tatin

Included in the  items on my shopping list for France were Amora mustard, Veuve Clicquot and butter.  EU or not, Dijon style mustard and Veuve Clicquot are a lot more expensive in Germany; 43 Euros for the Veuve as compared … Continue reading

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Tarte Tatin aux Mirabelles

I’m not a comfortable dessert maker.  I think I lack both confidence and interest.  However, there is that Emile Henry tarte tatin ensemble to make use of and Jade is always happy to see a dessert. I don’t like making … Continue reading

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Tarte Tatin Abricots

Of course when I bought the apricots, I over bought again :(   However, not to worry, I had several packages of puff pastry in the freezer and decided to make a dessert.  Tarte Tatin. I took out the big, … Continue reading

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Peach Trifle

And now for something new and completely different, dessert.  I don’t often make desserts because I’m not a dessert person and I find the preparation, many times, too fiddly.  When I do make a dessert, it’s usual easy and something … Continue reading

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Cherry Crumble

Yesterday morning, I moved from the freezer to the refrigerator what I thought to be a piece of travers du porc to cook and share with M. and Mme Parret because they raved about the travers I took to the … Continue reading

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Mini Strawberry Trifles

I don’t know if the English version of the Saveurs magazine has the same recipes as the French version, but the June French issue has some delicious recipes.  I’ve never had trifle before and maybe this is not authentic but … Continue reading

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Panna Cotta with Strawberry Coulis

Tomorrow I’ve invited a few people over for lunch and thought I’d get a head start on the strawberry panna cotta.  The white chocolate base is perfect with this fresh, gariguette strawberry coulis.  My kind of dessert; easy and do … Continue reading

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