Monthly Archives: December 2018

Hearty French Goulash

This is a good, simple winter recipe that I found in the French Saveurs magazine.  It was just what was needed with the drizzly, miserable weather we were having. I love this pot and although I have another like it … Continue reading

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Apéritif

No better way to celebrate the coming holidays or really any day, than early evening drinks and snacks. The stars of this “smorgasbord” were duck terrine from Jean Louis’ farm and figs stuffed with fois gras.  I discovered these figs … Continue reading

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Escargots

Well I’m back in Honesdale or “Hellsdale” as my friend Trix calls it.  Smart this time, I didn’t download my pictures to the computer in Sens and now can post them at my leisure. While in France, I tried to … Continue reading

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Mushroom Quiche

It’s such a shame that the harvests of wine grapes, mushrooms and truffles were adversely affected by both drought and unseasonable heavy rains.  Normally, the autumn market stands are overflowing with an unbelievable variety of mushrooms.  Really.  One is almost … Continue reading

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Thai Curried Sea Bream

I guess I’m “cooking the book” because there are so many interesting recipes in the Saveurs magazine that I MUST try them while I can get the ingredients.  I chose a whole sea bream or daurade at L’Ambiance des Halles … Continue reading

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