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Pork Belly Surprise

Knowing that Jacques of Le Litteraire would be closing up and going off for vacation for 2 weeks, I asked him to have the butchers at the slaughter house cut me a few slabs of American ribs like the last … 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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Herb Roasted New Zealand Lamb

Back to the freezer.  Wondering around the supermarket one day, who knows when, I saw a fantastic sale on New Zealand lamb, grabbed a leg and wedged it into the freezer.  In keeping with “vide congelateur”, I un-wedged it on … 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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Foie Gras with Latkes and Apple Compote

I’ve never been a big fan of apples.  I don’t hate them or anything, not like raisins, but I’ve just never been excited about them.  I did like those little, red, hard apples from Washington State but that’s pretty much … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard with Baby Turnips in Butter Sauce

Monday’s farmers’ market was pretty grim.  I think the French ate everything during the holidays; very few vendors and not a lot of choice.  I guess it could just be that it’s winter, but I still think they ate everything … Continue reading

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Glazed Chicken Thighs To Go

My husband left for Stuttgart this morning, so yesterday I made some chicken thighs for him to eat during the week until he can get to the commissary and buy the usual garbage he eats when I’m not there.  When … Continue reading

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Cullen Skink Chez Moi

The last 3 weeks have been horrendous and there doesn’t seem to be any end in sight.   I won’t/can’t tell you about it but my lovely husband has brought me home to Sens and will be joining me in … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Day

My husband’s favorite holiday is Thanksgiving Day.  From childhood he  has always loved the annual ritual of stuffing both turkeys and bellies. Quantity was of primary importance; turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, gravy by the bucket and … Continue reading

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Lemon Pepper Chicken “Elbows”

The poultry man in the Waiblingen market cuts the tips from the chicken wings before packaging them to sell.  I always think of little elbows when I see them :) One of the cousins posted a recipe on facebook for … Continue reading

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