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Mushrooms in Port Sauce

It’s mushroom season in France with dozens of varieties of mushrooms.  Envious, I trolled the stores here and found these crimini mushrooms. I wanted to make these with sherry but ruby port was all I had.   Still good. The … Continue reading

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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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Souris d’Agneau

I’ve been looking at two, aged, drying out lamb shanks in my freezer, it seems like forever. I wonder when and where I bought them…. Thank God for Greg at Rufus Guide for his inspirational sauce with Italian sausages.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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Les Boites de Surprises de Nico

I love both extravagant packaging and surprises!  Babou’s husband, Nico, “peeped my hole card” and provided me with both.  That’s why I gave him half of my ribs.  But we’ll discuss that later.  At first, he sent me his thanks … Continue reading

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Bucatini with Meatballs

Does it count against me in the “The Game of Freezers” that I took out ground pork and veal to make meatballs, but put in a really irresistible pork belly? It’s not my fault.  I was just wandering through the market, looking … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and Meatballs

Jade had a friend for a sleepover last night.  I had some steaks in the refrigerator so I decided to go with that and a salad.  When I asked the tiny, young lady how she wanted her steak, she replied, … Continue reading

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Grilled Curried Leg of Lamb and the Harpy

Bridget, the nice lady who helps me keep my 3 oven Lacanche stove shining, has gone on vacation to Portugal for 3 weeks.   Before she left, she told me that I should only use the ovens for gratins, tartes, … Continue reading

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