Monthly Archives: October 2013

Soupe de Campagne aux Saucisses Toulouse

Keeping up with family on facebook as many of us do, I saw a recipe for Zuppa Toscana posted by Sue Kestler Mullally, with inspiration from a restaurant in the U.S. called Olive Garden.  It really looked good and I … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard aux Prunes

Before I left Germany, I saw duck with plum sauce on the internet.  I can’t remember who made it but whoever you are, thanks for the inspiration. My husband went back to Germany after breakfast, so I just made enough … Continue reading

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Sens Soir

Jade began her October vacation this weekend and we are back in Sens.  We drove down instead of taking the train because we had to bring the cats and Quincy, detesting travel of any kind, is particularly unhappy on the … Continue reading

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Easy Bento Box Fillers

I think the best fillers I’ve ever tasted in bento boxes were Japanese; flavors and colors complimenting each other.  However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have an attractive, appetizing box using whatever you normally eat or have on hand. … Continue reading

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Lapin au Fenouil

Thinking that my blue Le Creuset casserole was feeling neglected, I trawled the freezers for inspiration.   Believe it or not, I’m almost out of meat!  That’s okay, I’m going to Sens at the end of the week 🙂  Anyway, … Continue reading

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Mustard, Garlic and Herb Grilled Chicken

The days of fresh herbs from the garden and grilled meats are rapidly coming to a close. It’s cold here in Stuttgart and the herbs and people are feeling it. Today I decided to make use of both the herbs … Continue reading

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A Plate of Bacon

Wandering around, on vacation in Bangkok, we stumbled upon a restaurant owned by an American.  He was a Vietnamese War veteran, and liking what he saw during an R&R,  finished his time in the military and returned to Thailand to … Continue reading

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