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Peach Ice Cream

I adore fruit ice creams and frozen yogurts.  Back in the day peach ice cream had peaches in it, in fact,  fruit ice creams had fruit in them, not some approximate, imitation color and flavor of the fruit.  Ice cream … Continue reading

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Salmon and Parsnips with Ginger Sauce

Whenever I see parsnips, I think of the U.K. ambassador to Rwanda.  He was from Scotland, as was the E.U. ambassador and those two together were quite the thing.  They gave parties consisting of food flown in from the U.K. … Continue reading

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Country Style Oven Roasted Chicken

Can you believe that the fresh rosemary and thyme sprigs are from my garden, having survived  -5 F and below temperatures!?  My sage doesn’t look that bad either 🙂 I try to find the smallest, local, non-Perdue and Tyson (they … Continue reading

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Chicken Elbows and Turnips

“Chicken elbows and turnips”, sounds so southern 🙂  There were nice turnips in the market, including golden or yellow turnips.  Looked great to me! I sauteed some shallots in butter before browning the turnips and adding bay leaf and  chicken … Continue reading

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Aubergine and Veal Curry

Home alone again, my faux-retired husband went on another boondoggle to Niger, West Africa, this time for 3 months.  In the meantime, I have occasionally cooked but haven’t blogged much.  I did have to strip my Irish Terrier which takes … Continue reading

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A Chicken in Every Pot

I’ve been listening to the records that came with my newly refurbished Victrola and noticed that many of the records date from the war years.  I’m especially pleased with the Decca label that recorded swing, blues and jazz.  I’m now … Continue reading

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Easy Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet

First, line out all your “necessaires”, prep and measure out ingredients, get a big skillet.  Take a double swig of a reliable Cremant de Bourgogne and wipe your mouth with the back of your hand.  This should amuse you; it … Continue reading

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Easy Oven BBQ Flanken Beef Ribs

Flanken ribs are beef ribs that are cut horizontally across the cow’s rib bones.  You can recognized these by the small bones interspersed with the meat on the long side of the ribs.  This cut is very popular in Germany … Continue reading

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Easy Napa Cabbage Stir Fry

An easy stir fry inspired by an attractive napa cabbage.  I added a hamburger steak with melted Swiss cheese for bulk and meat protein 😉 Napa Cabbage Stir Fry 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 small onion, thinly sliced 3 garlic … Continue reading

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Gardening

One of the reasons I’m still not in France is because I needed to wait until winter finished to do my Spring gardening.  I’ve been listening for years to those of you who are both proficient and interested in gardening, … Continue reading

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