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Colonel Soupe

Our neighbor Caroline gave me one of her garden pumpkins and I immediately thought of Haitian pumpkin soup, joumou. Whenever I think of joumou, I also think of Colonel Jean Claude Paul.  Colonel Paul was a corrupt military strong man, heavily … Continue reading

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A Plate of Roasted Pumpkin

Little French pumpkins or potirons are so cute.  Whenever I see them in the market, I just want to buy one to look at.  However, this is a cooking blog and the little pumpkin had to go down!  It’s like … Continue reading

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Pork Loin Envy

Inspiration for this recipe comes from Virginia over at Our Growing Paynes who made a gorgeous looking pork loin, coating it with garlic mustard, red wine vinegar and olive oil.  I liked the sound of that and I just happened to … Continue reading

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Haitian Soupe Giraumon/Joumou

Viciously cold this morning and there I was at 6:30 this morning, resentfully walking my husband’s dog.  It was nine below zero because I looked it up when I got home.   I broke the ice on the dogs water … Continue reading

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