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French Fried Red Mullet

What I really wanted was yellow cornmeal coated cat or buffalo fish fried by my father. But my father died many years ago, there’s no yellow cornmeal in the French supermarkets that I know of and my ‘monger would certainly sneer if I … Continue reading

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Steak, Potatoes and Asparagus

It has just occurred to me why many of our vegetables are not correctly labeled; green squash for zucchini, green apple for Granny Smith, red pear for Anjou and the potential disaster, yellow squash for spaghetti squash. You see, we … Continue reading

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Soy Ginger Sea Bream

This dorade royale, or sea bream, kept reproaching me everytime I opened the freezer. It’s darkened, glacial eye a testimony to it’s “past the due date” freshness and it’s probable dry, tasteless flesh.  Still, it worried me that I had … Continue reading

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Juicy, Deep Fried Gillardeau Oysters

Now I know some of you Gallophile, oyster connoisseurs (Roger) are just going to shudder and perhaps mutter one or two shocked “ooh la’s”, when you read that I’ve had the Gaul 🙂  to deep fry one of France’s most … Continue reading

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Wild Mediterranean Oysters with Lime Mayonnaise

Last night I had a hard time getting to sleep.  Something kept saying, “Hello! Fish!”  I think my body was rebelling against the hearty, meaty diet I sustained in Alsace.  In any case, it was a day to make a visit to … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Fried Chicken with Japanese Potato Salad

I really wanted to make honey mustard chicken wings in honor of the Super Bowl but I could not find chicken wings in the supermarket.  I’ve seen them occasionally; next time I’ll buy and freeze.    I guess wings are a … Continue reading

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