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Easy Bento Box Fillers

I think the best fillers I’ve ever tasted in bento boxes were Japanese; flavors and colors complimenting each other.  However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have an attractive, appetizing box using whatever you normally eat or have on hand. … 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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Border Crossings

Having spent more than half our lives in foreign countries, many of them African, we’ve crossed a few borders.  In West Africa, we loved to hop in the car and travel to a neighboring country for 3-4 days.  Border crossing … Continue reading

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Braised Cornish Game Hen

Yesterday my husband brought some Cornish game hens home from the commissary. Oops!  Couldn’t be bothered.  I quartered a Cornish game hen, browned it and braised it with cabbage, because I had cabbage.  It was surprisingly good for so little … Continue reading

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Winter Ham Stew with Steamed Cabbage

As I said to Cecilia  http://thekitchensgarden.com/ the other day, “wine is medicine”, but I also find food preparation a type of restorative.  As I removed leftover Christmas ham from the freezer, emptied the refrigerator of fading celery and leeks, added onion … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Fennel and Cabbage

Jacques, the ex-butcher and I are going to have a taste off when my sanglier is ready.  He will be making a dry cured ham, French style.   I think he’ll be surprised with the flavor and texture of the … Continue reading

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Lamb and Cabbage Soup

Well yes, I did have a little over a pound, maybe a pound and a half of lamb lamb pieces in the freezer.   I also had some cabbage, carrots, celery and leeks not quite moribund but easing in that direction. … Continue reading

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Salmon Fillet and Cabbage with Bacon

For some reason, we haven’t had cabbage in a long time.  Why?   Cabbage is a wonderful vegetable!   I remedied that today when I made our usual salmon fix. Because my mother abused me as a child with her … Continue reading

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Indochine Kitchen’s Crispy Fried Pork Belly

The Indochine Kitchen blog is my very favorite blog at the moment.   Jun is a great cook and her photography is awe inspiring.   I’ve got to take better pictures!  I wonder what kind of camera she uses…… This … Continue reading

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