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Soy Sauce Poached Chicken

2 years ago when we were in this apartment, I would frequent a small butcher shop down the street.  For old times sake I decided to pay him a window shopping visit and, refusing to consider the duck parts still … Continue reading

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Crispy Duck Legs with Roasted Vegetables

Yesterday I went back to the house to get the 2 packages of duck legs, good butter, Jean Louis’ duck breasts, foie gras slices and assorted fish from the remaining refrigerator freezer.  I took some other things out of the freezer … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard and Toulouse Sausage Cassoulet

I think the Dog gave me this idea.  I don’t have any cannellini beans in the pantry.  I’ve got 2 kinds of hominy and chickpeas.  In addition, normally I would have used duck legs instead of duck breasts for the … Continue reading

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Duck Burrito

No rice Just sayin.

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Apocalypse Now

Stuttgart… s**t, I’m still only in Stuttgart…  Everytime I think I’m going to wake up in Sens. I knew pack out was coming and that I would have to come back to Germany rather sooner than later.  Talking about denial! … Continue reading

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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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