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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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Coals to Newcastle

Our family was invited by neighbors to share some New Year’s Eve appetizers and a glass or two of sparkling wine in celebration of the coming year.  Of course I wanted to bring something to share. Caroline Romano and her … Continue reading

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My Breakfast Burrito

I’m not going to claim this as the breakfast burrito of all time, no.  It’s just my breakfast burrito, of this morning, of my mood and of the refrigerator.  Flour tortilla, refried beans, scrambled eggs, cheese, bacon, hot salsa and a … Continue reading

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Chili Cheese Omelette

I often think about Sens; walking the dog in the morning, going to the market, stopping for coffee or une verre with friends, those impromptu breakfasts, cobbled together with leftovers as the sun came up.  I often regret my “déplacement”. … Continue reading

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American Rarebit

Now I woke up this morning, grimly prepared to walk the dog in the freezing weather, but with a good attitude.  No water in my bathroom probably because the pipes, only in my bathroom, are frozen.  Bizarre.  But no worries. … Continue reading

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Chilli Cheese Eggs

My husband is going to read the title of this post and think, “Oh boy, chili cheese eggs!” and will be disappointed when he looks at the picture.  My usual chili cheese eggs are made with leftover chili(the stew) and is … Continue reading

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Shrimp Au Gratin

My inspiration for this recipe came from Emeril Lagasse and like all “Loosiana” people, he seems to be courting an early heart attack.  This is not an entree but an entire buffet and decadence at it’s best!   Still….halve the … Continue reading

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