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Reincarnation

Mope or blog?  No contest.  I tried moping for a while; wearing drab clothing, washing dishes that could have gone into the dishwasher, nearly forgetting our 37th wedding anniversary, reading Jane Austen for the nth time, cooking and eating mechanically.  I … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Brussel Sprouts

Whenever I would invite guests for a formal, sit-down lunch/dinner party (8-12), I would always inquire beforehand about possible dietary restrictions; religious, allergenic, life-style preferences.  Nothing is so uncomfortable, for both guests and hosts, as an “inedible” meal.  Before I … Continue reading

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Oven Pork Chops with Thyme Scented Mushrooms

One of my go-to treatments for chicken parts and meat chops is to season them with salt, pepper, garlic powder and dust with flour before baking them in butter.  I like this because when learning to cook, I could never … Continue reading

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Char Sui Pork Chops

Well, I’ve made our reservations on the Zen train for the boarding school in Alsace, I’ve booked the dog into the Doggy Pension for next Tuesday, I’ve gotten the French doctor to sign off on a “good health” certificate for … Continue reading

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Oven Pork Chops with Sauteed Apples

Because I was gallivanting around with Jade this morning, drinking coffee with Jacques, visiting the market and the pharmacy, chatting with M. Parret, I didn’t have much time to think about today’s lunch, so this was fast, easy and good. … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Fennel and Cabbage

Jacques, the ex-butcher and I are going to have a taste off when my sanglier is ready.  He will be making a dry cured ham, French style.   I think he’ll be surprised with the flavor and texture of the … Continue reading

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Pork Chops and Traditional Ratatouille

I was discussing ratatouille the other day with a neighbor and she definitely had her ideas about what ratatouille was and wasn’t.   Sort of like me with potato salad. Interested, I betook myself to my French cookbooks and google.fr. … Continue reading

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