Monthly Archives: June 2012

Moules Bouchot Roquefort with the Parrets

On Saturday morning when I was market loitering, I encountered M. Parret and we decided to have a coffee or two at Jacque’s place.  In our discussions, which never exclude cuisine, the fresh bouchot mussels available at the fishmonger came … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau aux Figues

That’s right.  I can just hear Frugal http://frugalfeeding.com/ now, “She’s making liver again.  Isn’t that just offal”?   Yes Frugal, but it’s veal liver with figs and Portuguese port!   Think about it. Pretty, pretty figs in the market.  That’s why I … Continue reading

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Father’s Day One Skillet Breakfast

I woke up this morning thinking about my husband and what an outstanding husband and father he is.  Our separation is finally coming to an end.  He will be leaving South Sudan in August to take up a new post in Stuttgart, … Continue reading

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Carambola, Blueberry and Pomegranate Salad

I like carambola (starfruit), blueberries, pomegranate and mache.  They were all in the market, so I bought them, made a salad and ate it.  With poppy seed dressing.  Because I deserve it.  Roger would want to know. Poppy Seed Dressing … Continue reading

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Grilled Trout Groseilles and Thyme

One of my readers mentioned using a fish cage when grilling, which reminded me that I had one.  I had to find it first, then clean off the cobwebs but I’m glad I did. This was the first time I … Continue reading

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Sesame Noodles with Grilled Cod

It’s a Wagamama-like Day!   Sesame noodles with grilled fish.  So satisfying. Sesame Noodles with Grilled Cod 2 tbsp tamari soy sauce 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp peanut oil 1 tsp sesame seed oil 1 lb cod, cut into … Continue reading

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Grilled Rosemary Garlic Coquelet with Stuffed Baby Peppers

Since I found the baby bell peppers and Moroccan peppers at the Grand Frais, I’ve been wondering what I could do with them.  Food Network had a recipe that inspired me http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/stuffed-baby-peppers-recipe/index.html and that I thought would go well with my coquelet languishing … Continue reading

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