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Secret Sauce Braised Country Spareribs

I looked in the refrigerator yesterday and re-noticed a measuring cup with plastic wrap on top and 3/4 filled with some dark liquid stuff.  I re-heated it in the microwave and tasted it. Good taste, whatever it was. I sliced a … Continue reading

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Romancing the Pork Belly

Thinking of pork belly sandwiches with bottom of the pan relish, I cruised by the butcher/traiteur, Trotoux.  Unfortunately, he didn’t have any suitable pork bellies 😦 My second option was to go over to LeClerc, the supermarket that has okay … Continue reading

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Les Haricots Beurre

I love to see the haricots beurres(wax beans) in the market!  That means that fresh coco beans are not far behind.  In fact, I saw a handful of French canneberge (cranberry beans) in the supermarket but there wasn’t enough left … Continue reading

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Where the Buffalo Roam

Real men from New York State don’t rely on GPS guidance. She:  You missed that turn, My Heart. He:  Don’t worry about it.  She (the GPS) doesn’t know what she’s talking about. Lost once again in Pennsylvania, we chanced upon a … Continue reading

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Coquelet Sel Fou

At the spice stand in the market, I found a mixture of salt, herbs and spices called Sel Fou or crazy salt.  Well, you know me, I had to try this! I had two coquelets in the refrigerator, so I … 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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Bavarian Pork Ribs

I found a large package of travers de porc (French pork ribs) in my freezer in Sens and brought them back to Germany with me.  The travers de porc  is sort of a bonus cut; 1/2 to 3/4 is rib … Continue reading

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Day 3: Busted!

There’s no telling how long I could have served skinless chicken breasts if I hadn’t noticed a package of two breasts, bone in, skin on in the freezer.  I guess he decided to “vary his route” or something because these … Continue reading

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Blackened Wolf Fish with Herb Roasted Fennel

It must have been a hard winter here in Stuttgart because I am so pleased to see the Spring vegetables, fruits and herbs!  I have my monthly e-mail list for May of the fruits and vegetables in season in France, … Continue reading

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Roasted Goose Sandwich with Bottom of the Pan Relish

First of all, congratulations to the American people for yet another free and fair election.  Mr. Romney you fought the good fight.  Good luck to you President Obama in your second term. I couldn’t help but notice these mini-ham shaped … Continue reading

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