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Bucatini with Meatballs

Does it count against me in the “The Game of Freezers” that I took out ground pork and veal to make meatballs, but put in a really irresistible pork belly? It’s not my fault.  I was just wandering through the market, looking … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and Meatballs

Jade had a friend for a sleepover last night.  I had some steaks in the refrigerator so I decided to go with that and a salad.  When I asked the tiny, young lady how she wanted her steak, she replied, … Continue reading

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Grilled Curried Leg of Lamb and the Harpy

Bridget, the nice lady who helps me keep my 3 oven Lacanche stove shining, has gone on vacation to Portugal for 3 weeks.   Before she left, she told me that I should only use the ovens for gratins, tartes, … Continue reading

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Salmon with Yellow Pepper Saffron Sauce for Jenny

I have to admit, I felt a little guilty about cooking that little bunny rabbit so soon after leaving Camerahols.  Not so much for you manly men, and women, but because of Jenn. I know when she saw the post, … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops with Mint Yogurt Sauce

One of my favorite meats is lamb.   The grass-fed lamb from New Zealand has a sweet, wild taste that sets it apart from it’s grain-fed cousins.  The difference in taste and texture could be compared to the difference between, … Continue reading

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Sauteed Foie Gras sur Brioche with Cherry Sauce

Well it’s the beginning of the cherry season and my thoughts turn to La Madeleine.   It was at this 2 star Michelin restaurant here in Sens, that I had a hot appetizer of sauteed foie gras with cherry sauce.  Patrick … Continue reading

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Griot with Sauce Ti Malice

“Two men, Ti-Malice and Bouki, are good friends. Bouki is gullible, while Ti-Malice is a prankster and more astute. Ti-Malice has meat for lunch everyday and Bouki just so happens to show up at Ti-Malice’s house every day around lunch … Continue reading

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Crispy Fried Pork Belly, Chicken and Noodle Salad

Remember the crispy fried pork belly? http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/02/26/indochine-kitchens-crispy-fried-pork-belly/   I’ve been thinking about it a lot because I didn’t get it quite right.  It tasted good but it wasn’t really like Indochine’s. Today I decided to give it another try with a couple … Continue reading

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Eating French

We were first invited to a meal with the French in Niger, probably about 1984-85.   We had become friends with several French firemen, policemen and their spouses through our horseback riding club.  Quite an adventurous group; they would organize … Continue reading

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Horseradish Sauce

Have you ever bought those prepared horseradish sauces in the supermarket?   I have, and I must tell you , no more!    This sauce is an unctuous blend of horseradish, Dijon mustard, creme fraiche and whipped cream.  Prime rib/steak ready! … Continue reading

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