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Legumes Moches

I think it was Roger who mentioned the promotion of “ugly” vegetables and fruits in French grocery stores at a third of the price of “pretty” or regulation vegetables and fruits. I thought about this again after another dismal and … Continue reading

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Quails R Us Plus

About 20 minutes outside of Honesdale there is a farm called Quails R Us Plus that sells fresh eggs; goose, chicken and quail.  In addition they advertise poultry and lamb.  We didn’t see any of the lamb and poultry because … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese

A couple of years ago I made a macaroni and cheese to take to a barbecue in Villiers-Louis, France, deep country.  I made this casserole in a sort of can’t be bothered way but the French loved it!  I used … Continue reading

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Grilled American Lamb on Kaiser Rolls

I couldn’t decide what I wanted to make for our Labor Day meal.  I visited the Alpine Wurst & Meat House, vaguely thinking of beef brisket.  After talking to the butcher, I knew I didn’t want to grill the brisket … Continue reading

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Babies

  After having experienced some of the cuisine in Germany,  I have come to the conclusion that much of our  “American” cuisine has roots in Germany;  potato salad, hot dogs, hamburgers and meat loaf.  The average German deli offers a wide … Continue reading

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Buddha

Jade left the school in Massachusetts wanting to get into the Zen of meditation, green tea, vegetarianism and Buddha (Buddhism). The food in the school cantine must have been shocking.  Well whatever.  I cook vegetables anyway and we don’t all have … Continue reading

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Baby Beef

My husband loves the old fashioned American diners that you can still find on the East coast.  Nothing like the hamburger joint in Pulp Fiction, way too upscale, but he likes the ones with meat loaf, roast beef specials and … Continue reading

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