Monthly Archives: November 2010

Lacanche, Piano Gastronome

Well, it was quite a weekend.   I spent the two days cleaning the house; putting things in the new cabinets, shoving the old refrigerator into the garden and clearing away the construction dust and cobwebs.  It was quite an … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

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The American Refrigerator

Here is Nicolas pretending not to understand me.   “Where is the fri-gi-daire American”, I say.  “What, what”, says he, trying to pretend that he’s heading into heart surgery instead of retrieving some of his tools through the window. An American refrigerator in … Continue reading

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I just moved permanently to Sens, France in July.   Before that, since 1976, I had been living in underdeveloped countries; Burkina Faso, Niger, Haiti, Bangladesh, Mali, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Senegal, “following to join” my husband, an international aid expert. … Continue reading

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