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Veal Kidneys in Port Sauce

Something I really missed in the U.S. was “les abats” or the nasty bits.  Offal is so delicate that even if they had been available, I probably wouldn’t have bought any because I don’t trust industrial handling of them. These veal kidneys … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau aux Figues

That’s right.  I can just hear Frugal http://frugalfeeding.com/ now, “She’s making liver again.  Isn’t that just offal”?   Yes Frugal, but it’s veal liver with figs and Portuguese port!   Think about it. Pretty, pretty figs in the market.  That’s why I … Continue reading

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Veal Kidneys Parmentier with Port and Mushrooms

Where would French cuisine be today without the influence of Antoine-Augustin Parmentier?   Probably potato-less and less imaginative.   There are a plethora of dishes in France prepared “Parmentier”;  boudin, cabillaud, shrimp, ground beef, ground pork, sausages, etc.   Thanks … Continue reading

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This Is Not Hard: Boneless and Stuffed Coquelet or Cornish Game Hen

I don’t think I cook many things that are really complicated. That’s probably why I don’t bake cakes; too fiddly. After all I’m not a chef, just a woman who thinks food is interesting. So if I debone poultry, and … Continue reading

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