Monthly Archives: June 2014

Italian Sausage Breakfast Hash

This breakfast/brunch hash was directly inspired by Frugal Feeding’s Potato and Chorizo Salad.  I found some Italian sausage in the freezer (there could be more) that I wanted to move on before I go back to the duck 🙂 Italian … Continue reading

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Happy

Time to start moving some of this duck onward.  Remember the time I served my husband skinless chicken breasts 3 days running before he noticed?  Well, I’ve got more than 3 days worth of duck legs and breasts, let’s see … Continue reading

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The Way My Mother Did It

I have an emotionally challenging week coming up and with all the stress of the big things, I seem to need to pile on petty, little, peevish, inconsequential irritants.  Like rice in burritos. I think by focusing on the “rice … Continue reading

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Hearts and Minds

  What was I thinking!?  Of course I took advantage of the superior and varied food selection in France, bringing shopping bags and packed coolers with me when I came to the house in Germany.  But why was I so … Continue reading

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Duck Burrito

No rice Just sayin.

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Casse-Croûte

I had forgotten about this meal and the pictures I took.  My husband came up to Sens last Friday to load my affairs and animals into the car and drag me back to Stuttgart.  Of course everyone wanted to say … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Now

Stuttgart… s**t, I’m still only in Stuttgart…  Everytime I think I’m going to wake up in Sens. I knew pack out was coming and that I would have to come back to Germany rather sooner than later.  Talking about denial! … Continue reading

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Star of the County Down

This is Jessie, my 2 1/2 month old Irish Terrier.  Why is her name Jessie?  Ask the French. Their naming system for pedigree dogs dictates the first letter of the name of the dog depending on the year.  2014 was … Continue reading

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What M. Parret Likes

You have to say that M. Parret has come a long way since I met him more than a dozen years ago.  He hasn’t changed really, but he will occasionally acknowledge that, perhaps, some Americans cook some things well.  In any case, … Continue reading

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Getting Medieval in Sens

This weekend, Sens hosted a medieval fair on the town square with fantastic costumes, music, theater, food and artisanal crafts. I guess these were demons or living gargoyles.  They were impressive. Rat catcher.  He looks like he should be in … Continue reading

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