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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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Oven Pork Chops with Sauteed Apples

Because I was gallivanting around with Jade this morning, drinking coffee with Jacques, visiting the market and the pharmacy, chatting with M. Parret, I didn’t have much time to think about today’s lunch, so this was fast, easy and good. … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau with Canada Apples, Bacon and Onions

As I’m sure I’ve mentioned before, I have no idea what a “cooking apple” is, except for maybe Granny Smiths.  I don’t feel bad about this but I decided to vaguely inform myself by asking at the market fruit stand.  The … Continue reading

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Proscuitto Wrapped Pork Loin

We bought our first house about 3 miles down the same road from my husband’s parents’ house in the New York Catskills.  Beautiful house, wooded on about 3 acres, deer and the occasional bear passing through.  We decided not to rent it … Continue reading

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Roasted Pork Sandwich with “Bottom of the Pan” Relish

A photographer, Myles New, posted a recipe in this month’s Jamie magazine for roasted pork sandwiches.  Looked good.   I had a small(916 grams) rolled pork loin roast in the freezer that I got on sale at Carrefour for 3 … Continue reading

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Christmas Goose with Apples and Calvados

The goose was really good even though my husband had to pull out the odd quill and feather with pliers.  I hate that. The goose was stuffed with apple pieces marinated in Calvados, then surrounded with apple wedges before roasting. … Continue reading

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