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Vide Fridgidaire Flan

On the downhill slide to returning to Stuttgart, I’ve become concerned about making sure I use all the perishables from the refrigerator.  No problem for the freezer, I can just throw everything in a cooler and replenish my freezers in Germany … Continue reading

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Red Pepper and Feta Flan with Saffron Sauce

This recipe was given to me by a very nice French lady that I met at a dinner party last week.  The ones she made were bite sized and absolutely delicious!  I thought I would try them as a full … Continue reading

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White Asparagus and Leek Flan

Okay, I’ve been avoiding the white asparagus because I’d never cooked them before.   I remember the Ambassador’s wife, Claire,  in Niger bringing these from France for a special dinner that included a white chocolate mousse.    She had a … Continue reading

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Jade’s Broccoli and Bleu D’Auvergne Flan

Jade is out of school for 2 weeks and thought she would like to work with another kind of French pastry.   Today she chose “pate brisee”, the equivalent of a short crust, to make this scrumptious broccoli, blue cheese flan. Bleu D’Auvergne … Continue reading

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