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Onion and Lardons Smothered Foie de Veau

Au Village Gourmand had some lovely slices of calf’s liver that I couldn’t resist.  Today was market day and I always spend a lot of time drinking coffee and lurking around the market and the gourmet traiteurs. As I slowly … Continue reading

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The Perfect Goose Egg

Today’s inspiration comes from,  I’ve forgotten who, a blog (give me a shout out) that had pictures of big eggs, duck or goose, I can’t remember.  It was Marcus.  Anyway, they were big and I wanted one.  Before today, I … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Chard

I made this side dish to accompany calf’s liver with onions.  We did have the calf’s liver but I didn’t take any pictures.  It’s like that sometimes.  This was good though and you can just eat it like this. Orecchiette … Continue reading

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A Plate of Bacon

Wandering around, on vacation in Bangkok, we stumbled upon a restaurant owned by an American.  He was a Vietnamese War veteran, and liking what he saw during an R&R,  finished his time in the military and returned to Thailand to … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Casserole

I like cauliflower, broccoli and romanesco and so does the family.  My husband especially likes cauliflower mashed/smashed to resemble potatoes because he loves potatoes.  It’s an Irish thing. While I was washing the big, white, beautiful cauliflower from Fresh Paradise, … Continue reading

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Mushroom, Bacon and Spinach Gratin

This spur of the moment gratin turned out much better than I thought it would.  In fact, in was delicious! I had a pound of mushrooms in the fridge that were starting to go feral and wanted something quick and … Continue reading

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Spinach, Bacon, Mushroom and Brie Omelette.

I know that I made a salad yesterday https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2013/01/22/spinach-bacon-egg-and-mushroom-salad/ with almost the same ingredients, but I have a lot of spinach, mushrooms and, honestly, a lot of vegetables that I bought greedily at the farmers’ market on Saturday. Mad Dog at http://maddogtvdinners.wordpress.com/ inadvertently gave … Continue reading

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