Monthly Archives: May 2013

Crispy Duck Legs with Spinach Ragout

Back from 3 days in the mountains, I needed to address some refrigerator issues; a bag of spinach, a tomato, a bell pepper, 1/2 of a red onion and parsnips. I “stepped away” from the bacon and made a nice … Continue reading

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Garmisch – Edelweiss Lodge and Resort

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is a U.S. military vacation facility located in Garmisch, Germany.  It is an absolutely gorgeous lodge with correct, upscale, friendly service.  English spoken everywhere, you would have thought you were in the U.S. I was excited … Continue reading

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Garmisch, Germany

Looking out from the hôtel terrace.

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Bavarian Chipolte Poussin with Sweet Potatoes

Sunday lunches are my favorites because Jade is here and it seems more like a family meal.  Cruising the Saturday market in Waiblingen, I stopped at a stall of a poultry farmer.  His eggs and poultry looked “correct” and he … Continue reading

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Spicy Shrimp Vegetable Stir Fry with Udon

Seriously hungry this morning, I visited the refrigerators downstairs and pulled out whatever caught my fancy; zucchini, baby bok choy, red bell pepper, scallions, chillies, asparagus and black tiger gambas from the freezer. Having no idea at all what I … Continue reading

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Mogettes in the Jar

I absolutely crave fresh beans like borlotti, fava and white kidney beans or mogettes.  I had resigned myself to waiting until late summer for the bean season when I read a post by Roger Stowell with a lovely photo of … Continue reading

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Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

Back in the day, probably in West Africa, I saw a fantastic photo of sun dried tomato pesto in one of my magazine subscriptions; Gourmet, Bon Appetit or Food and Wine.  I wanted to make it so badly, but sun … Continue reading

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