Tag Archives: pork

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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Mexican Spicy Pork Belly with Hominy

For some unfathomable reason, our landlord built a 3 level villa with heated marble floors, indoor pool, top of the line electronic blinds and awnings, however, central air and heating must have just slipped his mind!  Hello!?  Ceiling fans?  I … Continue reading

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Pork Filet Mignon with Fresh Peas and Green Beans

Just as I was planning on giving up blogging and devoting myself full time to learning to play the accordion, I was taking a last look through my French Saveurs magazine and was dazzled by a recipe from a company advertising … Continue reading

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Doing Georgian Ojakhuri – Part 2

When I woke up this morning I was momentarily “pris de panique”.  The problem with cooking in parts is that if you screw it up, you can’t just not post, something has to be said.  That’s almost like pressure!  We … Continue reading

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