Category Archives: Recipes

Bovine

Bovine in France are beef meat cattle, grass fed with no special pedigree.  It’s many times on sale and is good tasting, cheaper than the pedigree beef and not extraordinarily tough.  It reminds me of our beef before industrialization of … Continue reading

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Grilled Toulouse Sausages with Cabbage

We’ve been back in France since the 18th of September and plan to stay until December 18th.  This is my first blog since returning because we have been busy straightening the house but mostly bingeing on food and drink at … Continue reading

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Spinach Cobb Salad

This is my breakfast salad, prepared for today’s Sunday coffee get together.  Baby spinach on the bottom, topped with red onion, boiled eggs, sliced mushrooms, crispy bacon, with a Dijon mustard vinaigrette served on the side. I love this bowl!  … Continue reading

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Topinambour with Braised Flanken Ribs

Topinambour or Jerusalem artichokes or sun chokes are a delicious alternative to potatoes.  I poached this recipe idea from Jamie Oliver, although I did increase the simmering time. I purchased these beauties from an actual farmer at one of the … Continue reading

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Duck Magret with Mushrooms and Pears

The United States has a food magazine publication called Saveur and France has one called Saveurs.  The advantage of the French publication is that the recipes and articles are seasonal, therefore the ingredients are always available in the produce, meat … Continue reading

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Cake

The Sunday brunch group members are back in Honesdale, having spent the last of the winter in fairer climes.  In a crazed mood, I decided to bake something, carelessly disregarding the fact that the group is composed of fairly experienced … Continue reading

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Grilled Pork Rib Loin with Pear Salsa

Easter has always been a big deal for our family.  I cook a large meal, sometimes we go to mass 🙂 and my husband makes surprise Easter baskets for the children/adults, having done so for 35 years.  I guess this … Continue reading

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