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Pork Cheeks with Red Coco Beans

In France, pork cheeks are classified as “les abats” or offal because they are attached to the pig’s head.  The head, considered by no Frenchman ever as a thrown away item, is part of the stripped carcass.  I don’t even … Continue reading

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Too Old to Travel

My first time overseas was in Haiti and I was “brand new”, 24 years old.  Everything was so exciting and interesting; babies on the back,  trays of fruit balanced on heads, a different culture and language.  You could say I was … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Lamb with Olives and Tomatoes

I guess I’m starting to get settled because I’m doing Jamie again 😉   So much to talk about today; Fresh Paradise, lamb and proper food labeling. I love Fresh Paradise http://www.frischeparadies.eu/stores/stuttgart.html !  All the food I could normally get in the … Continue reading

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Lemon Chicken with Herbs

I found this marvelous recipe in this month’s French Saveur magazine.  Lots of good things inside this issue that I would like to cook.  I did object to a few things in the recipe involving ingredients (Hello!  Garlic, people!) and … Continue reading

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Central Grocery Olive Salad

For over a year now, Jade has been asking me to make muffuletta sandwiches again.  The muffuletta and olive salad was made famous in America by the Central Grocery, located in the heart of New Orleans. The sandwich takes it’s … Continue reading

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