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Showing a Little Leg

Cornish game hens are not game birds but hybrid chickens.  Although I grew up eating these birds, I didn’t know that until today!  Never too old. So I guess that’s why I immediately liked the French poussin; just another little chicken. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Day

My husband’s favorite holiday is Thanksgiving Day.  From childhood he  has always loved the annual ritual of stuffing both turkeys and bellies. Quantity was of primary importance; turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, gravy by the bucket and … 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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Grilled Rosemary Garlic Coquelet with Stuffed Baby Peppers

Since I found the baby bell peppers and Moroccan peppers at the Grand Frais, I’ve been wondering what I could do with them.  Food Network had a recipe that inspired me http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/stuffed-baby-peppers-recipe/index.html and that I thought would go well with my coquelet languishing … Continue reading

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Ginger Sesame Coquelet with Korean Quail Eggs

I love the way the French gear up for the holidays!  Good quality regional foods take center stage and the covered market is filled with both the bounty of the season and ravenous French people,  plus one equally ravenous American. … Continue reading

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This Is Not Hard: Boneless and Stuffed Coquelet or Cornish Game Hen

I don’t think I cook many things that are really complicated. That’s probably why I don’t bake cakes; too fiddly. After all I’m not a chef, just a woman who thinks food is interesting. So if I debone poultry, and … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Coquelet or Chicken Little

I found this “coquelet” in the market yesterday.    It looks like a Cornish game hen, so I’m going to cook it like one.  I love honey mustard glaze; it’s simple to prepare and tastes good on poultry, pork and fish. HONEY … Continue reading

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