Monthly Archives: April 2012

Lumpiang Hubad

Well Jade’s back from her class trip to London and I’m back to blogging.  I really didn’t feel like food blogging meals for one, so I took the opportunity to find my voice for the cookbook I’m writing.  Mission accomplished! … Continue reading

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M. Parret Does Rabbit

Unfortunately, our neighbor Mme Parret has had an uncomfortable year as far as her health is concerned which has interfered with her ability to make those marvelous, daily, multicourse lunches that she is famous for.  Unwilling to totally give up … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Roasted Duck Legs with Pears

I saw one of my older posts on another site, maybe pinterest?  Anyway, it was honey mustard chicken with sweet potatoes https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/10/04/honey-mustard-chicken-and-sweet-potatoes/ and I thought it was high time for some honey mustard something!  I didn’t have chicken or sweet potatoes, but … Continue reading

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The Perfect Fish Cake with Homemade Tartar Sauce

For my entire cooking and eating life I have been searching for the perfect fish cake.  True, I have found them from time to time in certain restaurants, but I have never succeeded in making them at home to please … Continue reading

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Lentil Chili Stuffed Zucchini and Piperade Peppers

The incredibly cute, round, baby zucchinis are in the market.  These are the very tiny ones as opposed to the softball size.  During the same foray, I saw some long, green poivrons (bell peppers) that I was unfamiliar with and … Continue reading

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Oven Barbecued Chicken with Cauliflower Gratin

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m waiting for my husband to come home to “Spring-ize” my grills.  Word has it that it might be next month.  Until then it’s oven, stove top smoking or broiler.   A girl has got to … Continue reading

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Tournedos with Roquefort Sauce

Before I get to the tournedos, I know Roger will want to know what I did for Easter 🙂  Well, I had a few friends over for a rolled and stuffed lamb roast and to assist me in breaking my … Continue reading

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