Category Archives: American

Giant Zucchini Stuffed with Chicken Curry

Our neighbor Jane gave me with an enormous, beautiful zucchini, vaguely intimidating but also challenging in a way I like 🙂 I remembered a blog post I wrote in Sens about stuffing small, round zucchini with chicken curry and remembered … Continue reading

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Braised Curried Oxtails with Orzo

I mentioned to a friend in France that I was looking for a good quality cover for our feather bed.  There was an awkward pause, and then she asked why I would need a cover, other than the one that … Continue reading

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Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans?

One home leave we sublet an apartment in the New Orleans’ Garden district.  Foreign service home leave is intended as an opportunity for employees assigned overseas for two years to return to the United States and reacquaint themselves with the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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