Category Archives: American

Chez Les Carnivores

“You can’t serve meat as an entree!”, said a guest that we considered hanging after lunch, the guillotine being too good for him.  Hanging, not for the comment, but because he arrived a full hour late and only had the … Continue reading

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Pork

Back in the day, when we were in Niger, I remember being invited to a pig roast hosted by another American and his Vietnamese wife.  I will never forget this barbecue because when the pig was done, every inch of … Continue reading

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Easy Napa Cabbage Stir Fry

An easy stir fry inspired by an attractive napa cabbage.  I added a hamburger steak with melted Swiss cheese for bulk and meat protein 😉 Napa Cabbage Stir Fry 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 small onion, thinly sliced 3 garlic … Continue reading

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Vide Congelateur USA

Along with the weather, things are heating up here in Honesdale!  It’s always the not-quite -so-apparent things that can fall through the cracks when you’re backing out of one house to go to the other and we’re making our lists … Continue reading

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Creole Chinese Baby Back Ribs

Baby Jesus knows where I got these ribs 😀  They were in the freezer and I try to avoid looking at the label which could affect my morale and enthusiasm. I rubbed the ribs with either Emeril’s essence or my … Continue reading

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Roasted Rack of Lamb with Squash

Like the ubiquitous Angus beef, Australian lamb seems to be the new heart throb in our neck of the woods.  It’s everywhere, real expensive and doesn’t compare to the flavor of New Zealand lamb.  However, at least our meat suppliers … Continue reading

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Gardening

One of the reasons I’m still not in France is because I needed to wait until winter finished to do my Spring gardening.  I’ve been listening for years to those of you who are both proficient and interested in gardening, … Continue reading

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