Monthly Archives: July 2012

Grilled Lamb Burgers Tzatziki and Fried Sweet Potatoes

I was sooo lazy today.  It’s hot, but there were those packages and packages of ground lamb in the freezer to be gotten through. The sweet potato slices I made were not as crispy as I would have liked but … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ On a Sunday Afternoon: Sens, France

Today, with the fabulous weather we didn’t want to stay inside, so I decided not to cook and that we would go out to the Cathedral Restaurant for lunch.  This restaurant has never been a great restaurant but has always … Continue reading

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Grilled Quail with Bok Choy

I had 6 pretty little quail in the freezer and decided to make an Asian marinade and grill them.  Good decision 🙂 It only takes about 15 minutes to grill these succulent little babies. The Vietnamese lady in the market … Continue reading

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Lobio: A Georgian Bean Dish

My new heart throb in blogs is Georgia About http://georgiaabout.wordpress.com/.  It has been a long time since I’ve been introduced to a new (to me) and interesting cuisine. In addition to Georgian recipes, Georgia About showcases South Caucasus Georgia’s rich heritage and … Continue reading

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Tarte Tatin Abricots

Of course when I bought the apricots, I over bought again 😦   However, not to worry, I had several packages of puff pastry in the freezer and decided to make a dessert.  Tarte Tatin. I took out the big, … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard et Abricots Brochettes d’Ete

I found 2 duck breasts in the freezer, no telling how many are lurking in there, but these were in the front.  Brochettes or meat kebabs are the perfect summertime meal, especially when paired with the fruits of the season. … Continue reading

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Fresh Herb Balsamic Lamb Chops

Yes, I know it’s only been two days since I made the lamb leg, but I’m in freezer trouble again, so it’s lamb again today.  Cruel, cruel world 🙂  We’ll be eating meat and fish from the freezer for the … Continue reading

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