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Showing a Little Leg

Cornish game hens are not game birds but hybrid chickens.  Although I grew up eating these birds, I didn’t know that until today!  Never too old. So I guess that’s why I immediately liked the French poussin; just another little chicken. … Continue reading

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Ti Pwa Lardons

When I was in Haiti in the 80s, I remember a Haitian Creole song on the radio that praised petit pois or fresh peas.  It was about peas served with something but I have forgotten the song lyrics.  Too bad. … Continue reading

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Onion and Lardons Smothered Foie de Veau

Au Village Gourmand had some lovely slices of calf’s liver that I couldn’t resist.  Today was market day and I always spend a lot of time drinking coffee and lurking around the market and the gourmet traiteurs. As I slowly … Continue reading

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Sometimes I’m Very Hungry

I was going to fry an egg for the top but I couldn’t wait. Steak, Mushrooms and Onions 1/2 onion, sliced 2 tbsp butter 1/2 lb mushrooms 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme 1 rib steak, seasoned with salt, pepper and garlic … Continue reading

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Had an Apartment in the City

We’ve moved from temporary housing in the crystal palace to temporary housing in an apartment in town center.  I’ve got a kitchen!  There is light for days!  I’ve just got to learn how to use it.  Nice apartment, close to … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau aux Oignons Dore et Lardon: Liver and Onions

Jade is turning into a little gourmet or gourmand :)   She wanted veal liver again.   Decided to go old school with onions and bacon, like my mom. But first I wanted to move some things on that have … Continue reading

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