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Herb Crusted Echine de Porc with Romanesco

I like this French cut of echine for both pork steaks and roasts.  My favorite recipe for this is when it is coated with herbs and roasted with prune stuffed apples, whole garlic heads and onions. When the roast is … Continue reading

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Well

We got back to the States on August 31st.  It’s truly a shame I didn’t have time to post the last meals we had in France.  I didn’t have a lot of time and felt a bit down about leaving, … Continue reading

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Ground Steak, Cucumber Pickle and Spinach

I bought a package of mini cucumbers the other day because they were cute and had a picture of what looks like a little Haitian boy on the cover.  Maybe he’s not Haitian, although the cucumbers came for Canada (all … Continue reading

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Cuisses de Canard a L’Ail

I’ve been neglecting the ducks and I know they’ve felt it.  I don’t know what happened to me but could it be that I’ve been in a sort of  “dip” since I returned from the U.S.?  It feels as if my … Continue reading

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Crunchy Roasted Cauliflower

Everybody is roasting cauliflower these days, so my recipe is probably not unique.  I just wanted to show off my $5.00 Macy’s plate 😀  I ate this as a snack. Crunchy Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic 1 1/2 cup cauliflower florets 1 … Continue reading

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Russians

  I could never understand countries like the Soviet Union who strictly regulated or prevented their citizens’ travel to other countries.  Who made travel so difficult and near impossible that when Russians were allowed to exit, it was like they … Continue reading

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Walkabout Goat Curry

The inspiration for the Indian food today comes from Simply Vegetarian 777.  I don’t remember how I got to her site but once there I was immediately transfixed by her Mung Methi Dal with Garlic Tadka.  I’m not quite sure … Continue reading

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Lemon Pepper Chicken “Elbows”

The poultry man in the Waiblingen market cuts the tips from the chicken wings before packaging them to sell.  I always think of little elbows when I see them 🙂 One of the cousins posted a recipe on facebook for … Continue reading

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Garlic Chicken with Chard and Turnips

Unless the weather turns, this is the last day I’m using that oven!  The kitchen seems to heat up fast, even when it’s not that hot outside.  Grill. I had some lovely hakurei turnips that I wanted to use and … Continue reading

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Herb and Garlic Crusted Pork Roast

The little 1 kg or 2 lb pork roasts I find here are perfect when you are not feeding a crowd, but still want to feed 4-6 or 2 with leftovers for sandwiches.  I bought 3 of these when they … Continue reading

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