Monthly Archives: December 2012

Faux Gumbo

I had a whole chicken and shrimp in the freezer and that, along with refrigerated odds and ends, sounded like gumbo to me.  Problem is, my file gumbo powder is in Sens and I have never made gumbo with okra, … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Poussin

It’s snowing and will snow for the next 4 days.  I was thinking of making chicken soup but I wasn’t really excited about it for a Sunday lunch. Jade was pretty definite about wanting gnocchi because the gnocchi she had … Continue reading

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Strasbourg City Christmas Decorations

I loved the way they decorated the buildings in the city center of Strasbourg.   Do we do this in the States?  I’ve forgotten.  Anyway, I thought this was really getting into the spirit. I know I was supposed to … Continue reading

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