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Baked Chicken with Broccoli Pasta

I’ve been thinking a lot about chicken tetrazzini.  That used to be one of my Mom’s special dinners.  In the 50s-60s, chicken tetrazzini was the Betty Crocker epitome of elegance a la casserole, ranking high along side banana pudding with … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Chard

I made this side dish to accompany calf’s liver with onions.  We did have the calf’s liver but I didn’t take any pictures.  It’s like that sometimes.  This was good though and you can just eat it like this. Orecchiette … Continue reading

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Pan Roasted Veal Chops with Tagliatelle

It seems that here in Stuttgart I’m always rescuing sad vegetables from the refrigerator. In fact, while I was preparing the sauce for the tagliatelle, I felt sad myself, which is unusual.  Panicking, I wondered if sadness (the word depression … Continue reading

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Pappardelle with Beef Fillet

My Saveurs and Jamie Oliver magazines are mailed to France and I miss them when I’m in Stuttgart.  In addition, I don’t read or speak German, so the bookstores that I love are off limits when I’m there.  If it … Continue reading

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Salmon Stuffed Squid Ink Ravioli with Saffron Lemon Sauce

I’ve had some salmon stuffed squid ink ravioli in the freezer for a while.  I bought it at Fresh Paradise http://www.frischeparadies.eu/stores/stuttgart.html and have quite honestly lacked confidence in my ability to prepare this to my and my family’s satisfaction. But when … Continue reading

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Ham, Spinach and Goat Cheese Orecchiette

Inspiration for the this pasta is all over the internet, some claim it’s a Martha Stewart creation.  The original uses kale, bacon and Parmesan cheese which sounded really good to me, whoever is responsible.  However, I’m not cooking alone here, I have … Continue reading

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Grilled Basil Chicken with Spinach Risoni

Yesterday I sent my husband a whining e-mail about not having a grill, so he went over to the commissary/PX and bought one, then spent most of the night putting it together.  Nice man.  Harpy wife.  Opposites attract :D Frugal’s … Continue reading

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Cannelloni

When I first got married and hosted dinner parties, my go-to meals were usually pseudo-Italian; spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, cannelloni, things that involved ground beef and cheese. I guess I finally bored myself and now I rarely make them which … Continue reading

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Souris d’Agneau with Fresh Pappardelle

It was cold, then it was hot and now it’s cold again.  I had closed down my ovens for the season but decided to give it one more go with the lamb shanks braised in one of my numerous :)Continue reading

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Linguini, Fava Beans and Oeufs de Cabillaud Fume

If you know me by now, you probably realize that usually when I break into French in the title, I’m apprehensive that my readers with delicate palates (Frugal) might choose to skip the post :)  Linguini is a grabber as … Continue reading

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