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Grazing

While we were at the machine getting money, we saw M. Parret and continued on to the cafe for a coffee.  Tomorrow, the 14th, is Bastille Day, the National Day of France.  We’re both cooking and eating together, so we … Continue reading

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Rillettes de Lapin a la Dave

I first started blogging in November 2010 at Blogspot.   Peggy S, an old friend, asked me what my goal was or something like that.   “Goal?”,  I puzzled.   After that I just felt like I was missing something. … Continue reading

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Eating French

We were first invited to a meal with the French in Niger, probably about 1984-85.   We had become friends with several French firemen, policemen and their spouses through our horseback riding club.  Quite an adventurous group; they would organize … Continue reading

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Salmon Rillettes

Our neighbor,  Mme Parret, makes the best duck rillettes.  Even the best traiteur here in Sens can not compete with her.   Rillettes is a type of pate made with slow cooked, shredded meat and fat.  You can also make … Continue reading

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