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Scotch Woodcock with Bonnet

I first heard of and made scotch woodcock from Jamie Oliver’s magazine, faithfully following the unfamiliar recipe. Today I just pleased myself.  And I did have another goose egg :) Scotch Woodcock with Bonnet 1 knob butter 1 scallion, thinly … 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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Roasted Goose Sandwich with Bottom of the Pan Relish

First of all, congratulations to the American people for yet another free and fair election.  Mr. Romney you fought the good fight.  Good luck to you President Obama in your second term. I couldn’t help but notice these mini-ham shaped … Continue reading

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Going Frugal: Croquettes d’Oie

One of my favorite blogs is Frugal Feeding http://frugalfeeding.wordpress.com/.  He succeeds in preparing good, appetizing food, economically.  I understand he’ll be emphasizing  vegetarian dishes this year but I won’t hold that against him.  I like vegetables and the peperonata that he … Continue reading

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Christmas Goose with Apples and Calvados

The goose was really good even though my husband had to pull out the odd quill and feather with pliers.  I hate that. The goose was stuffed with apple pieces marinated in Calvados, then surrounded with apple wedges before roasting. … 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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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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