Monthly Archives: May 2014

Monkfish with Leeks

Our son has left and I’ve cleaned out the refrigerator to make more room for things I’m sure to buy.  I’ve got a couple of recipes I want to try from the French Saveurs magazine.  I wish M. Parret would … Continue reading

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Souris d’Agneau

I’ve been looking at two, aged, drying out lamb shanks in my freezer, it seems like forever. I wonder when and where I bought them…. Thank God for Greg at Rufus Guide for his inspirational sauce with Italian sausages.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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I Promise Not to Eat Her

My new puppy 🙂  I haven’t picked her up yet or named her.  I want to wait for 3 months when she has more confidence.  In these pictures she’s only 1 month 3 weeks.  She’s an Irish Terrier.  

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Okay, I Baked

I made this muffuletta sandwich the other day but we ate it too fast for pictures.  So yesterday I made the olive salad again because it was all gone, baked the bread and got some end of the day and … Continue reading

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Chantal’s Barbecue

Tonio, a retired master mechanic, has his personal dream garage 2 doors down from our house.  He works on cars for his friends and friends of his friends, but mostly just hangs out Monday through Friday, 8-5, talking, puttering around … Continue reading

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Crispy Red Mullet with Herbs

While cruising by the fish market I heard tiny little fish voices calling out to me; “Hello, hey you American, look at us”, but it was in French.  So I did.  I saw the prettiest little red mullets, so fresh … Continue reading

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Cod Cheek Burritos with Tomato, Avocado and Mango Salsa

For the last 3 days we’ve been craving spicy food with the chilies cooked in, on the side, or both.  Must be some sort of anemia, low blood pressure, Mexicanitis or something. This salsa was the best medicine 🙂 For the … Continue reading

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