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Interlude

Pack out was a nightmare but it’s done.  I wisely went to the vet and got some drugs for Jessie and so she had a very laid back train trip from Stuttgart to Sens. I-do-not-understand what happens when I put my … Continue reading

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Le Weekend: Chez Parret and Provins, France

Saturday My husband came rolling in from Stuttgart at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, just in time for lunch with Le Parret, Antonio and Chantal.  He had said that he wanted mussels, so I made a rich creme fraiche and roquefort … Continue reading

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When Fusion Doesn’t Fuse and Other Issues

I love going to France.  We had to get to Jade’s school in Walbourg, France by 10:00 a.m. on Friday for my husband to give presentations to the high school students  about the U.S. government’s assistance to underdeveloped countries in … Continue reading

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Moules Bouchot Roquefort with the Parrets

On Saturday morning when I was market loitering, I encountered M. Parret and we decided to have a coffee or two at Jacque’s place.  In our discussions, which never exclude cuisine, the fresh bouchot mussels available at the fishmonger came … Continue reading

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Tournedos with Roquefort Sauce

Before I get to the tournedos, I know Roger will want to know what I did for Easter 🙂  Well, I had a few friends over for a rolled and stuffed lamb roast and to assist me in breaking my … Continue reading

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Guinea Fowl Supreme with Roquefort and Spinach

Surprisingly, I knew about guinea fowl before I came to France.  My father loved them and would cook the birds at least once a year.  I don’t know where he bought them but they were good.  The decorative leaf on the … Continue reading

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Crispy Veal Sweetbreads with Roquefort Dressing

The first time I worked with sweetbreads I was very nervous but determined to attempt something outside of my area of expertise.  When I made Dave’s Sweetbread Terrine  https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/04/30/i-poached-daves-sweetbread-terrine/, I couldn’t get veal sweetbreads so I settled for lamb sweetbreads … Continue reading

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