Monthly Archives: May 2013

Chicken Heart and Pepper Stir Fry

Often I buy meats, produce and condiments, without having a specific use for them, because I like the way they look.  This is part of the reason that I’m constantly in freezer, refrigerator and pantry trouble.  This wouldn’t be a … Continue reading

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Noix de Joues de Porc au Char Sui with Chaos Fried Rice

Pork cheeks.   Char sui pork cheeks.  It sounds better in French.  Tastes good in/on any tongue.   With recycled, fried California brown rice.  Frugal and lazy.  That’s how I feel today, lazy.  I never feel frugal, it just happens … Continue reading

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L’Esperance Restaurant, Soufflenheim France

Boy did we get lucky today!  Back from a trip to Jade’s school in Walbourg, France to discuss the vicissitudes of a 16 year old in boarding school, we desperately needed refreshment before continuing our trip back to Stuttgart.  Of … Continue reading

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Grilled Italian Sausage and Peppers with Tomato Pesto

Lazy Memorial Day with full freezers.  Easy. Who doesn’t have the necessary?  Garlic, peppers and onions.  Okay, fresh oregano was a bonus 😉  But not absolutely necessary. However, I would have the tomato pesto. Grilled Italian Sausage and Peppers with … Continue reading

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Regular Chicken Wings

Isn’t it interesting the things we think of as regular or normal, according to our cultures or backgrounds?  Regular mushrooms, regular potato salads, regular houses, cars, cultures or religions.  I suppose the word “familiar” should be substituted for regular or … Continue reading

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Saturday: Roasted Aubergine with Cumin Vinaigrette and Randomness

I drove my new/used Fiat to the market today for the first time with my husband braking all the way 😀  Such fun!  I haven’t driven for over 7 months and driving has never been my forte, so it was … Continue reading

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Georgian Chicken Liver Chashushuli Supreme

I’ve wanted to make chicken liver chashushuli since the recipe was published in March https://georgiaabout.wordpress.com/2013/03/11/about-food-chicken-liver-chashushuli/, but I’ve just gotten around to finding some nice fresh chicken livers.  Right next to the livers were some gizzards and of course I couldn’t resist, … Continue reading

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