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Duck Magret with Mushrooms and Pears

The United States has a food magazine publication called Saveur and France has one called Saveurs.  The advantage of the French publication is that the recipes and articles are seasonal, therefore the ingredients are always available in the produce, meat … Continue reading

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Pork Loin with Apples and Plums

On an overcast and mildly depressing Saturday we were gifted with the company of Anne and Bob Lynch for lunch.  We cheered right up.  They are great company and we shared a drinkable Macon Village table wine imported by Louis … Continue reading

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Pork Rib Roast with Apples and Potatoes

My husband took a break from retirement avoidance and came home for a week.  It was nice to have the whole family in town for Sunday lunch. A few days before, my son and I were discussing cooking with fruit. … Continue reading

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Red Pears

Haiti was my first experience living overseas.  We didn’t live in the capitol city of Port au Prince, but in the southern town of Les Cayes, about 12-13 hours over unpaved roads, about 190 km (118 miles).  But we were young … Continue reading

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Pork Roasted with Apples, Pears and Parsnips

The new French Saveurs magazine has some delicious recipes this month inspired, as always,  by the season and what’s available in the market.  I chose to make the pork roast with apples, pears and parsnips to share with M. Parret, Thierry, … Continue reading

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August 15th Chez Parret

Yesterday, August 15th, the Assumption of Mary to Heaven, was a public holiday in France. I like it that they feel no constraints about recognizing their Christian heritage.  Unlike us now a days in the U.S. who whisper the word … Continue reading

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Herbed Pork Roast with Pears

I got the cutest little pork roast at the butcher’s the other day!  Normally, this is a piece he cuts into pork chops but try as he did to slice it for me, I insisted on having it whole, thinking … Continue reading

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Lamb Tajine with Pears

There’s a definite chill in the air.  A little windy too.  After those hateful few days of 90 and 100 degree (Fahrenheit, Roger) weather, I must say I was cheered 🙂  Time for a warming coffee and hot chocolate at Le … Continue reading

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Spicy Boudin Noir Tartine with Pears and Epoisses Cheese

We went to Paris yesterday.   The plan was to check out a well recommended hair salon on the Champs Elysee, make an appointment for next week, visit the cool kitchen shop where I bought my black fork, knife and … Continue reading

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Boudin Noir with Pear and Potato Gratin

Today was boudin noir’s turn to come out of the freezer.  I was pretty happy about this; our market guy makes the best boudin noir whether mixed with apples or onions or just plain and is hot and ready to … Continue reading

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