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Smoked Neckbone Potato Soup

It snowed this morning and as my husband keeps pointing out, this is March.  I don’t mind that winter seems to be “tapering” off.  The snow was pretty, not a lot and it wasn’t too cold outside.  My husband just likes … Continue reading

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Les Bonnottes de Noirmoutier

A few days ago I was at someone’s house and accidentally looked at French TV.  There was a news special about France’s most expensive potato at 6.50 Euro per kilo,  Les Bonnottes de Noirmoutier.  They only cultivate 100 tons per year. Okay, … Continue reading

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Braised Rabbit with Parsnips, Carrots and Pearl Onions

The landlord is changing the stove!  I was afraid this blog would turn into a 2 year long whine that nobody would want to read and I certainly would not want to write.  Would not write!  And then what would … Continue reading

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Thyme for Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables

Wednesday market. I think that root vegetables are some of the least attractive vegetables, in a sort of “evil lurks this way” manner. It doesn’t help that the market people like to display them with that “just picked” look with … Continue reading

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Japanese Style Turkey Simmered with Carrots and Turnips

I was lurking over at the Japanese Food Report website,  http://www.japanesefoodreport.com,  and saw a good looking recipe called Chicken Simmered with Carrots and Daikon.   Daikon is a “mild, white radish, shaped like a carrot” and used in Asian cuisine. … Continue reading

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