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Boudin Noir, Potimarron and Pommes Mini Casseroles

I’ve noticed a new thing in the market this past week, potimarron squash.   I love squash as long as it’s plainly cooked; none of that 1950s marshmallows, brown sugar and nuts for me!  No ma’am! This squash is bright … Continue reading

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California Bear Makes Jambalaya

I think that since the time our son went away to university in London, he’s been hungry.  I don’t think this really happened when he was in boarding school in Switzerland; they had fantastic meals and plenty of it.   … Continue reading

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Thai, Peking Duck and Parmentier

This weekend Jade and I were in Paris for a visit with her brother.   It’s 53 minutes from our town to Paris by the TGV train.  We spent Friday at the hair salon and met the son and a … Continue reading

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Parmentier de Boudin Noir aux deux Pommes

A dish that is “parmentier” includes mashed potatoes and is similar to a cottage pie.  The two types of “pommes” in this recipe are potato(pomme de terre) and apple(pomme). Unlike the rice and pork meat stuffed boudin blanc of Louisiana … Continue reading

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Le Creuset Seafood Mini Casseroles

Jade and I like fish and seafood.   That also must be true of the Sens market adherents; there are 3 separate, large fish stalls in the market!   M. Parret also informs me that a fish supermarket will be opening up … 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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Le Creuset Mini Casseroles

This gives you an idea of the size Our son gave me a set of 4 Le Creuset mini casseroles for Christmas.  Big boy!  I had been obsessing over them every time I went to the store.  I just couldn’t … Continue reading

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