Category Archives: Vegetables

I’m Still Here and I Cooked

No matter what my issues are, there is always one thing that will send me resentfully shuffling to the stove; severely neglected refrigerated vegetables.  It is shameful the way I will meticulously paw over fruit and vegetables ( I learned that from the French) … Continue reading

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Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings with Courgettes

A quick, easy lunch of oven baked chicken wings and sauteed courgettes with onions. Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings 12-15 large chicken wings, seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic powder and smoked paprika Flour 1 1/2 tbsp butter Dust the chicken wings with the … Continue reading

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Spice Rubbed Beef with Crispy Roasted Vegetables

I went into the Super Duper Market yesterday to look for some beef.  I avoid Weiss Supermarket because they seem to have a lot of expired fresh vegetables and other products.  As you know, I prefer my vegetables to expire … Continue reading

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Fresh Tagliatelle with Mushroom Sauce

The renovation of the Farmers’ Market is finally complete!  Such a relief for me and my coffee buddies because that means that the market door is again just a few feet from our table  The temporary market, located on the … Continue reading

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Don’t Go in the Kitchen

I set my scarf on fire while browning veal.  I looked down and there was a ball of fire on my chest!  It was funny, in a kind of sitcom way, but not.  I told my son about it and … Continue reading

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Pascal’s Turnips

  Pascal is a maraîcher or truck gardener.  He grows a lot of lettuce that he sells to both farmers’ markets and supermarkets.  Besides lettuce, he also has turnips, mirabelles and probably some other vegetables and fruits that I haven’t discovered … Continue reading

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Vide Frigidaire Ratatouille

It’s so hot!  While the heat doesn’t seem to stop me from shopping, I seem to run out of steam when it’s time to get in front of the stove/oven/grill.  Also there’s a fabulous, new, Japanese restaurant in town and other … Continue reading

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