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Successful Careless Cooking

Some days I just don’t feel like cooking.  Can’t be bothered.  Could care less.  Today was one of those days.  It’s raining, there are still unopened boxes in the garage and everywhere, there is nothing truly exciting in my freezer … Continue reading

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Souris d’Agneau

I’ve been looking at two, aged, drying out lamb shanks in my freezer, it seems like forever. I wonder when and where I bought them…. Thank God for Greg at Rufus Guide for his inspirational sauce with Italian sausages.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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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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