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Star of the County Down

This is Jessie, my 2 1/2 month old Irish Terrier.  Why is her name Jessie?  Ask the French. Their naming system for pedigree dogs dictates the first letter of the name of the dog depending on the year.  2014 was … Continue reading

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Les Boites de Surprises de Nico

I love both extravagant packaging and surprises!  Babou’s husband, Nico, “peeped my hole card” and provided me with both.  That’s why I gave him half of my ribs.  But we’ll discuss that later.  At first, he sent me his thanks … Continue reading

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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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Butter Roasted Duck Legs with Brussel Sprouts

Annashortcakes is a blog I follow and I am always interested to see her new posts.  The other day she had an unique recipe for mustard marinated and grilled brussel sprouts.  I meant to duplicate the recipe to the letter … Continue reading

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Pork Loin Envy

Inspiration for this recipe comes from Virginia over at Our Growing Paynes who made a gorgeous looking pork loin, coating it with garlic mustard, red wine vinegar and olive oil.  I liked the sound of that and I just happened to … 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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Mustard Rabbit with Baby Asparagus Tips

One day last week I cooked twice, posted one of the recipes and forgot about the other.  This Rachel Khoo inspired, mustard lashed and bread crumb coated rabbit with the asparagus is simple to make, and that’s a good thing … Continue reading

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Porc Filet aux Pommes

From my happy freezer, I took out two little 1 lb pork tenderloins thinking about a quick, herbal,  honey mustard roast with apples and leftover sandwiches.  It’s a shame that I didn’t have fresh thyme and rosemary :(  The dried … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Poussin

It’s snowing and will snow for the next 4 days.  I was thinking of making chicken soup but I wasn’t really excited about it for a Sunday lunch. Jade was pretty definite about wanting gnocchi because the gnocchi she had … Continue reading

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Souris d’Agneau Gallois or Frugal’s Surprise

The Fresh Paradise supermarket really does have everything!  Among other imported meats, they have Welsh lamb.  I immediately thought of Frugal  www.frugalfeeding.com and was pleased that I was finally going to see and taste this, according to Frugal, paragon of … Continue reading

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