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Pork Rib Roast with Apples and Potatoes

My husband took a break from retirement avoidance and came home for a week.  It was nice to have the whole family in town for Sunday lunch. A few days before, my son and I were discussing cooking with fruit. … Continue reading

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Succulent Pork Roast with Apples and Onions

I had to empty out my old, stainless steel refrigerator in preparation for the arrival of the new, white refrigerator.  Though tedious, it gave me a chance to find out exactly what I had in the freezer.  While most of the frozen … Continue reading

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Tajine de Sanglier

It’s the gibier (wild game) season here in France and when M. Parret came to me with a portion of wild boar fillet, I knew he was hungry.  Since the operation on his second knee, his appetite hasn’t been what … Continue reading

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Pork Roasted with Apples, Pears and Parsnips

The new French Saveurs magazine has some delicious recipes this month inspired, as always,  by the season and what’s available in the market.  I chose to make the pork roast with apples, pears and parsnips to share with M. Parret, Thierry, … Continue reading

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Porc Filet aux Pommes

From my happy freezer, I took out two little 1 lb pork tenderloins thinking about a quick, herbal,  honey mustard roast with apples and leftover sandwiches.  It’s a shame that I didn’t have fresh thyme and rosemary😦  The dried herbs … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard a la Vanille

I think I’m suffering from “Francophile creep”, a slow, insidious mind-snatching that occurs after living in close proximity with the consumers of fine wines and cuisine, Les Gaulois.  I never thought this would happen to me but this morning while … Continue reading

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Boudin Noir with Celeriac, Fresh Petit Pois and Apples

I saw this recipe for boudin noir at Country Wood Smoke http://countrywoodsmoke.wordpress.com/2012/07/12/bbq-bacon-wrapped-black-pudding/ yesterday that made me say “Hell yeah”!  It also reminded me that I hadn’t done anything with boudin noir lately.  It just so happened that I was going to the … Continue reading

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