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About cookinginsens

An American living in Burgundy, France

Chard, Cheese and Sausage Pie

I found this great idea for my contribution to our weekly friendship Sunday breakfast at the blog called I Breathe, I’m Hungry   Unfortunately, I neglected my own advice; read the recipe but think about what your results will likely be. … Continue reading

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Weber Grilling

I’ve really missed not having a grill.  It’s true I can cook many meats and vegetables on the stove top or oven but somehow it’s not the same.  Whether out in the outrageous heat of summer or gloved, hatted, coated … Continue reading

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Grilled Herb Crusted Lamb Rack

Another freezer surprise, a rack of New Zealand lamb!  I have no idea, perhaps Baltimore, where I found these racks.  Occasionally, I do find Australia lamb (not quite the same) but rarely New Zealand. My herb garden has out done … Continue reading

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Shrimp Clemenceau with Lemon Sauce

Last Sunday, we and a few of our wine and food enthusiasts neighbors engaged in a progressive entree (starter) party.  Someone likened the affair to a tapas and wine party as a “movable feast”.   It was; fun, stress-less and we … Continue reading

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Dashi Vegetable Soup

Since I started making dashi stock from scratch, I’d like to eat some everyday.  It’s delicious, so easy to make and so much better than the granules I used in the past.  With the stock as a base, variations are … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken, Cumin Grilled Corn and Okra

For a year I have been virtually grill-less; Char Broil gas grill will not heat up enough to grill a steak, 2nd, new Char Broil gas grill will not heat up enough to grill a steak, complained to company who … Continue reading

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Roasted Duck Leg with Spaghetti Squash

Hudson Valley Foie Gras is a duck farm located in Ferndale, New York, our old stomping ground when we has a house in Youngsville.  It’s amazing they’re still in business because for a while there was wild-eyed, fanatic pressure from … Continue reading

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