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Crab Body Gumbo

In Northeast Pennsylvania, with little or no access to what is considered by Pennsylvanians as “exotic” ingredients, I find myself nostalgic and craving both foreign cuisines and the cuisine of my childhood, that being Southern Black cuisine or what has … Continue reading

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Whosenever

  I was watching the Neville Brothers on youtube yesterday and realized that I had lost and forgotten a useful and beloved word from my childhood vocabulary, “whosenever”. Whosenever conveyed more than “whoever” or “whomever” to us.  It was an expression … Continue reading

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It’s Too Darn Hot

This annoying and persistent French heat wave is adversely affecting both our appetites and attitudes!  Normally summer weather in Sens consists of moderately warm days and not more than 3-4 days of beastly weather.  I believe we’re now in the 3rd … Continue reading

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Hello Gumbo!

We’ve never used our downstairs bathroom because it has always been unusable. Not just dirty but originally constructed, decades ago, with poor, cheap materials not meant to last more than a couple of years.  And they didn’t. Today Steve DeVeau, French-Canadian … Continue reading

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Crab Quiche

I found a new plate at the 3 Musketeer grocery store for 2 Euros.  You can’t see it, but it’s got a little purple chicken in the center.  Cute.  That’s why I made this breakfast.  And there was that Charolais ground … Continue reading

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Steamed Crabs at the Quarterdeck, Arlington, Virginia

Whenever we visit Washington, D.C. area in the summertime, my husband always tries to make sure that we get reservations at the Quarterdeck for steamed crabs.   It’s not that he likes steamed crabs; “too much work for too little” … Continue reading

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