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Nepal

When we lived in Bangladesh, we were good friends with one of the Gurkha Rifle Regiment soldiers assigned to the British High Commission in Dhaka.  He told us wonderful stories about his travels and bought us beers and sometimes a little whiskey. One … Continue reading

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French German Gumbo

In an exchange with Virginia at Our Growing Paynes she mentioned making Louisiana gumbo with duck.  I’d never had duck in my gumbo but it sounded worth trying. It seems as if every second package in the freezer contains duck.  Did … Continue reading

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August 15th Chez Parret

Yesterday, August 15th, the Assumption of Mary to Heaven, was a public holiday in France. I like it that they feel no constraints about recognizing their Christian heritage.  Unlike us now a days in the U.S. who whisper the word … Continue reading

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Barbecued Duck Legs with Maque Choux

It’s a beautiful day, 49 degrees and the sun is shining.  Fahrenheit, Roger.  If it was Celsius that would mean I was posting from some disagreeable,  sweltering,  hellhole.  But I’m not, I’m in Germany baby and I’m grilling :) Our lovely … 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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Magret de Canard a la Vanille

I think I’m suffering from “Francophile creep”, a slow, insidious mind-snatching that occurs after living in close proximity with the consumers of fine wines and cuisine, Les Gaulois.  I never thought this would happen to me but this morning while … Continue reading

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Duck Breast and Vegetable Stir Fry

Parents, especially mothers, are frequently criticized because they have difficulty accepting that their children have grown into adult men and women with all the common sense that that implies.  SMH.  His father did the same thing about 30 years ago, … Continue reading

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Duck a l’Orangina

For several years now, I’ve been reading recipes that included sauces and marinades made with soft drinks; root beer, 7-up and Coke.  Well “bleah” I said and just marked it down to yet another symptom of American cooking blues.  But … Continue reading

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Salade Gesiers de Canard

I was in the market this morning to pick up some beef short ribs I had ordered, cut American style.  The butcher was right next to Jean Louis, the foie gras man http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/03/26/grilled-mint-yogurt-lamb-chops/ and he had some nice looking duck gizzards … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Roasted Duck Legs with Pears

I saw one of my older posts on another site, maybe pinterest?  Anyway, it was honey mustard chicken with sweet potatoes http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/10/04/honey-mustard-chicken-and-sweet-potatoes/ and I thought it was high time for some honey mustard something!  I didn’t have chicken or sweet potatoes, but … Continue reading

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