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Bastille Day Celebration 2015

Sunday was M. Parret’s turn to host a celebration of his country’s national holiday, Bastille Day.  He wanted to have little French flags for his table like the American flags I had for July 4th but he searched all over town and … Continue reading

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Poached Egg Topped Foie Gras with Piperade

Today I decided to cook myself an elegant lunch.  Not because of The Dog’s lightly veiled sneers about my lack of enthusiasm for cooking and eating solitaire, but because, sleepless in Stuttgart,  I thought of foie gras poêle and it’s melting, … Continue reading

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Stuttgart Solitaire or Home Alone

I have never been a solitary drinker nor, for that matter, a solitary eater.  If there is no one to share a glass of wine with, I rarely drink wine.  My husband says, I think unfairly, that I just like … Continue reading

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Lentil Chili Stuffed Zucchini and Piperade Peppers

The incredibly cute, round, baby zucchinis are in the market.  These are the very tiny ones as opposed to the softball size.  During the same foray, I saw some long, green poivrons (bell peppers) that I was unfamiliar with and … Continue reading

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Rachel Khoo’s Omelette Souffle with Basque Piperade

If you have ever questioned that old adage (which I have) “You get what you pay for”, here’s living proof that that is SO wrong!  At least some of the time.  I’m talking about my new Le Creuset skillet and Frugal’s … Continue reading

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Chicken with Sauce Piperade

A while ago, I made a piperade tart from the Basque region of France https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/07/14/bastille-day-piperade-tart/. Today, I made a piperade sauce for baked chicken, using the same vegetables that I used for the piperade, but cooking them longer and adding a … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Piperade Tart

Today, 14th of July, is France’s national day and is the equivalent of our 4th of July. They celebrate with picnics, parades and fireworks.   I understand that some of the French are also trying to barbecue on that day 😉 Piperade … Continue reading

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