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M. Parret’s Pork Roast

I was doing so much whining about the flavor and quality of food in the U.S. that I thought that maybe I was exaggerating.  No, I was right 🙂  There is more “natural” flavor in the meat, vegetables, eggs and especially … Continue reading

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What M. Parret Likes

You have to say that M. Parret has come a long way since I met him more than a dozen years ago.  He hasn’t changed really, but he will occasionally acknowledge that, perhaps, some Americans cook some things well.  In any case, … Continue reading

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M. Parret Makes a Veal Roast

Back in the day when M. and Mme Parret had the cheese shop they would also sell fresh milk, measured out in half liters, liters, whatever the customer wanted.  Michel and Monique were eating lunch with us on Tuesday and Michel … Continue reading

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