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Foie Gras with Latkes and Apple Compote

I’ve never been a big fan of apples.  I don’t hate them or anything, not like raisins, but I’ve just never been excited about them.  I did like those little, red, hard apples from Washington State but that’s pretty much … Continue reading

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Poached Egg Topped Foie Gras with Piperade

Today I decided to cook myself an elegant lunch.  Not because of The Dog’s lightly veiled sneers about my lack of enthusiasm for cooking and eating solitaire, but because, sleepless in Stuttgart,  I thought of foie gras poêle and it’s melting, … Continue reading

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Goose Foie Gras Salad

Someone asked me the other day about the “climate” in France concerning the force feeding of ducks and geese to obtain foie gras.  Correct me if I’m wrong but I believe that the French are mainly concerned with their own … Continue reading

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Foie Gras with Figs

My baby’s coming home tomorrow!   I thought we’d better eat the foie gras now; not his favorite.  More for us!  Lancanshire hot pot for him. I found this great video.  I love the way he just dumps the cooking … Continue reading

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Sauteed Foie Gras sur Brioche with Cherry Sauce

Well it’s the beginning of the cherry season and my thoughts turn to La Madeleine.   It was at this 2 star Michelin restaurant here in Sens, that I had a hot appetizer of sauteed foie gras with cherry sauce.  Patrick … Continue reading

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