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White Sweet Potato Salad with Chilli Lime Mayonnaise, Et alia

My husband first met Laura Allen when he was in Peace Corps, West Africa in the 70s.  Since then, continuously, Laura has been a good and loyal friend to our family.  We always looked forward to her visits in our … Continue reading

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Grilled Corned Beef Brisket

  My husband, hungering for corned beef and cabbage like his mother used to make, popped a corned beef brisket in the shopping cart that I hurled into the freezer when we got home. It’s no where near St. Patrick’s Day … Continue reading

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Grilled Veal Ribs with Japanese Potato Salad

  It’s strange but I guess rolled meat roasts are not common in Stuttgart.  I did find one a while back but after that experience I always buy them in France to bring back to Stuttgart.  With so many other cuts of … Continue reading

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Laid Back Sunday

My husband loves breakfast.  He loves it so much that, like his Dad, he always wants to make weekend breakfast for the family. I remember, after our marriage, visiting his folks for the first time on the weekend.  On Saturday … Continue reading

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Texas Ribs and Potato Salad

One of my boys came to see me this weekend, Master Sergeant John Alen, U.S. Marine Corps with his bride of 5 months, Natalie Alen. John was commanding gunnery sergeant (Gunny) for the Marine corps detachment tasked with guarding the … Continue reading

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Jacques Does Ribs

I’ve talked about my friend Jacques before; he was a butcher in Paris for over 20 years and now owns a Cafe-Tabac in Sens.  He was the one who got my sodium nitrate for curing the sanglier.  https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/11/16/le-sanglier-part-ii/ I leave … Continue reading

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4th of July Washington, D.C.

I made these baby back ribs in our hotel suite.   Not at all the same as on the grill but still they were baby backs.   The potato salad was Safeway brand; the family complained. Gourmet whiners. We grabbed … Continue reading

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Almost Father’s Day Barbecue

Well, dear old Dad has to be in Washington, D.C. on Monday and as he had to travel on Sunday, we celebrated Father’s Day on Saturday with barbecued lamb ribs, seasoned veal cutlets, Japanese potato salad, and beans. The ribs … Continue reading

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Cooking for Jade

Today was Jade’s 14th birthday.  Her dad arranged a break from work to be here and to bring the presents I ordered on internet 🙂 I love cooking, yes, but I super love cooking for my family.   When asked … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Fried Chicken with Japanese Potato Salad

I really wanted to make honey mustard chicken wings in honor of the Super Bowl but I could not find chicken wings in the supermarket.  I’ve seen them occasionally; next time I’ll buy and freeze.    I guess wings are a … Continue reading

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