Category Archives: Appetizer

Easy Miso Tuna with Radish Coleslaw

This miso marinated fresh tuna would be an elegant addition to a tapas and drinks party.  However, I’m back in Honesdale now and even my husband balks at rare tuna, which is the only way it should be served, according … 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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French Snack

While waiting for my sea bream to be cleaned and filleted at L’Ambiance des Halles, we started talking about caviar and how expensive it is.  One of the ‘mongers suggested that I try a coffret of Kaviari with 2 small … 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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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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