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Coco de Paimpol Bean Chili

It’s the season for fresh beans in France.   The most famous of these are Coco de Paimpol and also my favorite.  In order to take full advantage of the season, this is my 3rd dish I have made with these … Continue reading

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Braised Oxtails

Did you know that oxtail (cow tail) is $5.99/lb?  I mean, you can buy steak at that price.  It’s true that in France the French have always valued the oxtail as a quality source of meat but here in the … Continue reading

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Herb Roasted Duckling with Gravy

I miss being able to buy duck parts; legs, breast, gizzards.  Roasting a whole fowl, other than chicken, seems a little over the top unless it’s a holiday.  In France I probably ate duck weekly in some form or other … Continue reading

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Portuguese Chicken with Roasted Capperino Peppers and Eggs

In order to avoid continuing to watch the terrifying train wreck that has become our election campaign, I decided to hang out in the kitchen.  I had a thawed, small chicken and knew the seasonings for Portuguese chicken.  I added the … Continue reading

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Goat Ojakhuri

I’ve been thinking a lot about “cabrit boucane” or Haitian, twice cooked goat.  Why?  because I had a package of goat cubes in the freezer.  Cabrit boucane is traditionally made by first boiling a cut up whole goat with spices, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Crawfish

One of the many reasons that we adore Vadim and Galina is that they like food; to eat, to discuss and to prepare.  Since winter Vadim has been waiting for the crawfish in Lousiania to mature so that we could … Continue reading

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Lady Fingers

When I was in New Jersey, I bought a pork belly at the Asian Market, thinking to make Shinae Robinson’s caramelized pork belly again. And I did, but what I really wanted to make today was lady fingers/okra/gumbo.  That, and to … Continue reading

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