Monthly Archives: April 2013

Shinae Robinson’s Tajine Caramelized Pork Belly with Lady Fingers

Shinae Robinson is a cook that I’ve friended on Facebook for maybe over a year.  She makes wonderful Vietnamese/Korean/Asian/American food.  I constantly salivate when I visit her page.  So why didn’t I know she had a blog?  Duh.  I really … Continue reading

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Herbed Pork Roast with Pears

I got the cutest little pork roast at the butcher’s the other day!  Normally, this is a piece he cuts into pork chops but try as he did to slice it for me, I insisted on having it whole, thinking … Continue reading

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Chez Parret

Originally posted on Cooking in Sens:
For a member of the Parret family, I am republishing this post.  Thanks for visiting Ines and tell the Parrets that we miss them. As Jade was off with her class today, Gilbert and…

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Hoisin Roasted Duck Breast with Zucchini and Yellow Pepper

I used my last two French duck breasts today.  Oy vey!  I’ll go to Fresh Paradise http://www.frischeparadies.eu/stores/stuttgart.html tomorrow for some imported 🙂  As a matter of fact, I think I’ll pick up some German goose breasts also.  You have to bone them … Continue reading

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Roasted Parsnips, Mushrooms, Romano Beans and Crispy Fried Fish

A blog site that I follow, Our Growing Paynes,  http://ourgrowingpaynes.wordpress.com/2013/04/23/roasted-mushroom-and-parsnip-ravioli/ gave me wonderful idea for what to do with my aging parsnips and mushrooms that were giving me bitter looks in the downstairs refrigerator and my loving, friendly romano beans that … Continue reading

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Texas Chili Beans

My mom taught me to make chili beans.  The major difference in this recipe and hers is that instead of a ham hock, I used a chopped cup of my never ending baked ham.  My inspiration to make chili beans … Continue reading

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Monkey 47, etc.

This weekend was the beginning of the Stuttgart Spring Fest, like the Oktoberfest but only in the Spring; rides, food, dancing and singing. We wanted to go on Saturday but it rained all day, so instead we spent our Saturday picking up … Continue reading

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Ham Salad

Leftover ham and pre-boiled German eggs with a salad of roquette, cucumbers and radish. Ham Salad 2 cups cooked ham, coarsely chopped 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped 1 scallion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 heaping tsp mustard Salt Pepper … Continue reading

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Garlic Chicken with Chard and Turnips

Unless the weather turns, this is the last day I’m using that oven!  The kitchen seems to heat up fast, even when it’s not that hot outside.  Grill. I had some lovely hakurei turnips that I wanted to use and … Continue reading

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Georgia On My Mind: Georgian Ajapsandali

The recipes at Georgia About are all so interesting!  I just happened to have the right amount of eggplant in the fridge to make Georgia About’s eggplant stew, ajapsandali  https://georgiaabout.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/about-food-ajapsandali-georgian-eggplant-stew/, Texas style.  Since Stuttgart can’t seem to make up it’s … Continue reading

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