Tag Archives: beef

Chez Willie and Toutoune

Whenever I think of Mexican food, I think of my mother.  She wasn’t Mexican, but she could have been.  I’ve only had comparable or better Mexican food at old school Mexican cafes in California where nobody speaks English and there … Continue reading

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Cheesy Cube Steak with Egg

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Beef Vegetable Soup

Sooo.  Yesterday I made a pot au feu broth to use for my fabulous pancake topped with sauteed foie gras and whatever else.  Today I made whatever else in the form of a beef vegetable soup using the broth and reserved … Continue reading

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The Way My Mother Did It

I have an emotionally challenging week coming up and with all the stress of the big things, I seem to need to pile on petty, little, peevish, inconsequential irritants.  Like rice in burritos. I think by focusing on the “rice … Continue reading

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Pappardelle with Beef Fillet

My Saveurs and Jamie Oliver magazines are mailed to France and I miss them when I’m in Stuttgart.  In addition, I don’t read or speak German, so the bookstores that I love are off limits when I’m there.  If it … Continue reading

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Jade Does Salad

It’s Mother’s Day and I am always allowed to do what I want on this day.  Yes, I could go to a restaurant but because most things are closed in Stuttgart on Sundays, I preferred to cook and Jade volunteered to do … Continue reading

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Monkey 47, etc.

This weekend was the beginning of the Stuttgart Spring Fest, like the Oktoberfest but only in the Spring; rides, food, dancing and singing. We wanted to go on Saturday but it rained all day, so instead we spent our Saturday picking up … Continue reading

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