Monthly Archives: June 2013

Poulet Roti

On Saturday, Le Parret and Les Mullallys put together an impromptu lunch for six of rotisserie chicken from the Brest chicken man and more potatoes from the Parret garden.  I love these kind of affairs when unexpected guests arrive and … Continue reading

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Boudin Noir with Garden Potatoes

Whenever we  come back to France after being in a cuisine challenged country, we want everything and I tend to get into freezer and refrigerator trouble.  This is especially dangerous in the summer when there are so many vegetables and … Continue reading

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Cooking in Sens Again

Home at last!  We’ll be here until the middle of July, when we go to our house in Honesdale, Pennsylvania for 2 weeks.  Then we’ll come back here until school opens. So happy 🙂 I have been cooking, but mostly … Continue reading

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Restaurant Cote Seine, Chatillon sur Seine: Slow Food

You know what they say; good food takes time.  And apparently, so does bad food. The wait was so long, beginning with our drinks, that things got silly and stayed that way.  This was a good thing; better than table … Continue reading

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Quick Gambas with Soba Noodles

For most of my adult life I’ve suffered from Calientephobia or fear of a hot kitchen.  This crippling disease can cause profuse sweating, irritability and has wrecked marriages.  That’s why the majority of kitchens I have worked in have been … Continue reading

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Mexican Spicy Pork Belly with Hominy

For some unfathomable reason, our landlord built a 3 level villa with heated marble floors, indoor pool, top of the line electronic blinds and awnings, however, central air and heating must have just slipped his mind!  Hello!?  Ceiling fans?  I … Continue reading

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Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag

When I asked my husband what he would like for his Father’s Day lunch, I expected steak, roast, or at the very least, grilled chicken.  What did he say?  Cedar planked salmon with grilled asparagus??!  Well after 37 years, this … Continue reading

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