Tag Archives: Kidneys

Rognons d’Agneau aux Champignons

I’ve found a trusted source for lamb kidneys!  My friend Laura McPherson recommended White Oak Pastures, a family owned farm with an online store, for a boneless pork loin roast I wanted for Thanksgiving.  While browsing the store’s products, I … Continue reading

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Veal Kidneys in Port Sauce

Something I really missed in the U.S. was “les abats” or the nasty bits.  Offal is so delicate that even if they had been available, I probably wouldn’t have bought any because I don’t trust industrial handling of them. These veal kidneys … Continue reading

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Les Abats: Rognons d’Agneau aux Beurre Escargots

As usual, when trying to avoid household responsibilities, Jade and I head for the market.  The grill care specialist was here this morning and we thought she would never leave!  Once she did, we grabbed the shopping basket and flew … Continue reading

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Vide Congelateur

Whenever we were packing out to leave one country for the next, we used to have these parties called Vide Congelateur, which means empty the freezer.  There was always sure to be these mystery zip lock bags that weren’t labeled … Continue reading

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Steak and Kidney Salad

Jade has been mentioning the steak and kidney pies I made in March: https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/steak-and-kidney-pie/, not because she wanted the pies again but she really liked the taste of the steak and kidney fried, before I put it into the sauce.  So … Continue reading

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Mini Casseroles of Veal Kidneys in Mustard Sauce

I like kidneys, Jade likes kidneys but the men don’t.   More for us.   Their aversion is to “les abats”, or the insides of any animal.  Well guys, the French are standing in line for this, paying ridiculous prices … Continue reading

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Rognons de Veau: Veal Kidney Stir Fry

When I was working in Bamako, Mali at the American Embassy, my office window looked out onto this minuscule bar/restaurant, run by a Lebanese family, called Ali Baba’s.  It was there that I first tasted sauteed lamb kidneys.   It was love … Continue reading

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