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Castelnaudry Cassoulet

The recipe for the cassoulet and the earthenware pottery originated in the town of Castelnaudry, France, although there are many variations of this dish, Castelnaudry is named the “pere”.  In fact, before my orphaned camera arrived, I made a Spanish/Portuguese … Continue reading

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Castelnaudary Cassoulet

The July-August issue of Saveurs magazine has an interesting article on the Midi and in particular the village of Castelnaudary, famous for it’s cassoulet recipe and the locally made Not terra cotta  “cassoule” it is cooked in. Unfortunately, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Cassoulet Portuguese

This is not really a Portuguese cassoulet or, maybe it is.  I don’t really know, I just made it up because I wanted to make something for my neighbor Tonio to thank him for all the help he has provided … Continue reading

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Foie Gras, Magret and Duck Legs Sorted

My husband and I were discussing the ban on foie gras in California and wondered if it was banned in other States.  What California actually banned was the gavage or force feeding of birds.  I don’t believe that you can … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard and Toulouse Sausage Cassoulet

I think the Dog gave me this idea.  I don’t have any cannellini beans in the pantry.  I’ve got 2 kinds of hominy and chickpeas.  In addition, normally I would have used duck legs instead of duck breasts for the … Continue reading

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Cassoulet de Lapin

Since the fresh beans have been in the market, I’ve been wanting to make a cassoulet of something!  Duck always comes up because we eat duck a lot when in France.  This time I wanted to give the humble rabbit … Continue reading

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Cassoulet de Lapin aux Feves

I came back from my shopping trip all “Frenchified”, ready to make something simple, fresh and delicious.   Rabbit sounded good to me and I also had fava beans.  Fava bean preparation is a little more fiddly or labor intensive than I … Continue reading

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