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Udon Noodles, Pork, Spinach and Quail Eggs

Sometimes you just absolutely need to eat noodles with quail eggs and spinach.  It’s a health thing.  Even if you don’t have the ingredients to make it happen, where there’s a will, there’s a way.  Of course I had all … Continue reading

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Les Boites de Surprises de Nico

I love both extravagant packaging and surprises!  Babou’s husband, Nico, “peeped my hole card” and provided me with both.  That’s why I gave him half of my ribs.  But we’ll discuss that later.  At first, he sent me his thanks … Continue reading

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Irish Pork Pot Roast

I have lots of photos on my camera and can’t seem to catch up.  I guess I’ll begin at the beginning, before I left Stuttgart. This pot roast is a pretty good recipe inspired by the new cookbook my husband bought for … Continue reading

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Old School Carnitas

I have to say that I’ve been annoyed by the food that is called authentic Mexican today.  I grew up in California and my mom grew up with Mexicans.  However, she never thought much of Tex-Mex cuisine, even though she … Continue reading

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Pork and Aubergine Stir Fry

After a busy morning of drinking coffee and nonessential shopping, I developed a taste for something Asian.  With the refrigerator at maximum capacity, filled with leftovers and vegetables, it was child’s play to figure something out ;)  I had two … Continue reading

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Pork Rib Roast with Pear and Tomato Salsa

Au Village Gourmand is both a restaurant and traiteur.  They had this outrageous pork rib roast that I just had to have!  They agreed :D I mean, people!  How could I resist? Lovely pears in the market from the local … Continue reading

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Freezer Surprise – Fresh Borlotti Beans with Cured Pork

Fighting total frustration, I looked in the freezer today and found some frozen fresh borlotti beans!  Excitement!  I also saw two pieces of what looked like cured ham/pork( God knows where they came from) and was thereby committed to cooking. … Continue reading

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Pikliz!

Perusing my blog stats, I noticed that quite a few visitors have been interested in my Haitian griot recipe.  Heck, after looking at the recipe, I was interested and decided to make some. Quel coincidence!  After I had put my … Continue reading

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Traditional, Traiteur Flavored French Ribs

After Sunday’s Roman-like, bacchanalian, all day event, Jade and I were still reeling and not really hungry today.  We decided to buy a fresh baguette, warm the enriched, leftover soup broth and call it dining. On the way to get … Continue reading

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Slow Roasted French Pork Ribs

On the way down from Stuttgart to Sens, we saw a sign that said Baccarat.  My husband wondered aloud if this could be the famous crystal town.  I suggested we make a detour, swearing that I didn’t want to buy … Continue reading

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