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Portuguese Feiijoada

The Coco de Paimpol beans are out and I look for every excuse I can to cook them.  Our neighbor Tonio, of Portuguese persuasion, inspired my rendition of this rich, bean stew.  A while back I made a Spanish stew … Continue reading

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Les Bonnottes de Noirmoutier

A few days ago I was at someone’s house and accidentally looked at French TV.  There was a news special about France’s most expensive potato at 6.50 Euro per kilo,  Les Bonnottes de Noirmoutier.  They only cultivate 100 tons per year. Okay, … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard and Toulouse Sausage Cassoulet

I think the Dog gave me this idea.  I don’t have any cannellini beans in the pantry.  I’ve got 2 kinds of hominy and chickpeas.  In addition, normally I would have used duck legs instead of duck breasts for the … Continue reading

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Italian Sausage Breakfast Hash

This breakfast/brunch hash was directly inspired by Frugal Feeding’s Potato and Chorizo Salad.  I found some Italian sausage in the freezer (there could be more) that I wanted to move on before I go back to the duck 🙂 Italian … Continue reading

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Babou’s Mustard

At our last coffee meeting before I left Sens, Babou, with tears gushing, handed me an empty jar and sobbed, “Since you’re going to Germany, could you bring me a jar of this mustard?”  This reminded me so much of our … Continue reading

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Toulouse Sausages with Cranberry Chutney

Whether in London or Dublin on vacation, missing France, at some point we’d always turn up like a bad centime at the Cafe Rouge, a chain restaurant with a French theme. They serve cremant and correct French Bistro cuisine.  You … Continue reading

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Mushroom Boudin Blanc with Apples

Panfried boudin blanc with carmelized apples and butter sauteed mushroom caps. However, even if you threw these immediately onto a baguette with mustard, who could deny you?  Not I. Or you can go with the program. Jade did.  That’s why … Continue reading

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