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Crispy Duck Legs with Spinach Ragout

Back from 3 days in the mountains, I needed to address some refrigerator issues; a bag of spinach, a tomato, a bell pepper, 1/2 of a red onion and parsnips. I “stepped away” from the bacon and made a nice … Continue reading

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Roasted Parsnips, Mushrooms, Romano Beans and Crispy Fried Fish

A blog site that I follow, Our Growing Paynes,  http://ourgrowingpaynes.wordpress.com/2013/04/23/roasted-mushroom-and-parsnip-ravioli/ gave me wonderful idea for what to do with my aging parsnips and mushrooms that were giving me bitter looks in the downstairs refrigerator and my loving, friendly romano beans that … Continue reading

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Real Beef American Ribs

What concerns me most about the beef mixed with horse meat controversy is not that people were eating horse meat, the French do it all the time and it’s expensive!  It’s the mislabeling of the products, taking away the public’s … Continue reading

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Braised Rabbit with Parsnips, Carrots and Pearl Onions

The landlord is changing the stove!  I was afraid this blog would turn into a 2 year long whine that nobody would want to read and I certainly would not want to write.  Would not write!  And then what would … Continue reading

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Eating French

We were first invited to a meal with the French in Niger, probably about 1984-85.   We had become friends with several French firemen, policemen and their spouses through our horseback riding club.  Quite an adventurous group; they would organize … Continue reading

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Thyme for Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables

Wednesday market. I think that root vegetables are some of the least attractive vegetables, in a sort of “evil lurks this way” manner. It doesn’t help that the market people like to display them with that “just picked” look with … Continue reading

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