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Southern Comfort

I grew up eating enormous meals from the Southern region of the United States, consistently overcooked; grayish green beans with ham hocks and “Irish” potatoes, “hard” fried cat fish, roast beef cooked to pieces in the oven with carrots, onions and … Continue reading

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Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings with Courgettes

A quick, easy lunch of oven baked chicken wings and sauteed courgettes with onions. Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings 12-15 large chicken wings, seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic powder and smoked paprika Flour 1 1/2 tbsp butter Dust the chicken wings with the … Continue reading

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Succulent Pork Roast with Apples and Onions

I had to empty out my old, stainless steel refrigerator in preparation for the arrival of the new, white refrigerator.  Though tedious, it gave me a chance to find out exactly what I had in the freezer.  While most of the frozen … 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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Showing a Little Leg

Cornish game hens are not game birds but hybrid chickens.  Although I grew up eating these birds, I didn’t know that until today!  Never too old. So I guess that’s why I immediately liked the French poussin; just another little chicken. … Continue reading

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Ti Pwa Lardons

When I was in Haiti in the 80s, I remember a Haitian Creole song on the radio that praised petit pois or fresh peas.  It was about peas served with something but I have forgotten the song lyrics.  Too bad. … Continue reading

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Onion and Lardons Smothered Foie de Veau

Au Village Gourmand had some lovely slices of calf’s liver that I couldn’t resist.  Today was market day and I always spend a lot of time drinking coffee and lurking around the market and the gourmet traiteurs. As I slowly … Continue reading

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