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Babou’s Mustard

At our last coffee meeting before I left Sens, Babou, with tears gushing, handed me an empty jar and sobbed, “Since you’re going to Germany, could you bring me a jar of this mustard?”  This reminded me so much of our … Continue reading

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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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Smooth Criminal

Every Friday night at 9:05 p.m., Jade arrives at the Stuttgart train station from boarding school in Walbourg, France.  Depending on the traffic, it can take from 20 minutes to 90 minutes to get to the train station in downtown … 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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Bavarian Pork Ribs

I found a large package of travers de porc (French pork ribs) in my freezer in Sens and brought them back to Germany with me.  The travers de porc  is sort of a bonus cut; 1/2 to 3/4 is rib … Continue reading

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A Plate of Bacon

Wandering around, on vacation in Bangkok, we stumbled upon a restaurant owned by an American.  He was a Vietnamese War veteran, and liking what he saw during an R&R,  finished his time in the military and returned to Thailand to … Continue reading

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Pork Belly and German Style Cabbage

I do love violet/purple vegetables!  There’s a science fiction like quality about them that I like.  I imagine that early man didn’t think much of the color purple, especially after some deadly encounters with the color red in the form … Continue reading

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Bavarian Chicken Thighs

M. Parret is essentially a monovore, if there is such a word, happier when he is eating French, traditional cuisine.  Branching out for him is eating a pizza with familiar French toppings and flavors.  While the food he likes is … Continue reading

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Bavarian Roasted Chicken with Chard

All Recipes http://allrecipes.com/Recipe-Tools/Print/Recipe.aspx?recipeID=228363&origin=detail&servings=6&metric=false interested me with a caraway, fennel and herb rubbed roasted chicken that they said came from the Bavarian region of Germany.  Okay.  I didn’t have any caraway seed but used internet recommended dill instead and I forgot to add … Continue reading

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Balsamic Gansebrust with Courgettes

I went over to Kaufland supermarket on Saturday specifically to buy some of those cute goose legs http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/11/07/roasted-goose-sandwich-with-bottom-of-the-pan-relish/.  They were all gone! In their place was a bin full of frozen goose breasts or gansebrusts.  Why not?  I hadn’t used my … Continue reading

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