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Traditional Oeufs en Meurette from Burgundy

Wine poached eggs in a nest of mushrooms and bacon on toast.  De-ca-dent, Frugal, de-ca-dent 🙂  I admit, I almost balked at the full two bottles of red wine needed for this recipe.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have any vin de table in … Continue reading

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It’s My Birthday, But the Director Couldn’t Come

When Burkina Faso was called Upper Volta, there was a song that came out of Ivory Coast called Mon Anniversaire (My Birthday).  It was sung by an Ivorian musician who seemed to have a problem with his love life because … Continue reading

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Hotel du Nord, Paris and Sens, Burgundy

Have I mentioned that I love going to Paris?  Number one, our son is there.  Number two, it’s Paris.  Paris has everything; shopping, architecture, food, people, art and wine. It’s fun. Gastronomic And just plain interesting.  Take the Hotel du … Continue reading

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Eating French

We were first invited to a meal with the French in Niger, probably about 1984-85.   We had become friends with several French firemen, policemen and their spouses through our horseback riding club.  Quite an adventurous group; they would organize … Continue reading

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