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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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Baby Beef

My husband loves the old fashioned American diners that you can still find on the East coast.  Nothing like the hamburger joint in Pulp Fiction, way too upscale, but he likes the ones with meat loaf, roast beef specials and … Continue reading

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Haricot Beurre Salad with Chorizo

I’m going to miss all these great vegetables when summer is over.  Of course there’ll still be other interesting vegetables in the market but I’ll miss the summer colors.  In the summer, if it wasn’t for meat, one could almost … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Rib Steak with Wax Beans

I know most of you have heard me criticize my mother for cooking all the color out of her vegetables.  As I prepared the wax beans today, I realized that I had neglected to say that her 1-2 hour green … Continue reading

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Warm Haddock Salad with Wax Beans and New Potatoes

The new Saveurs June edition has a number of interesting recipes using fresh beans and peas.  Since it’s the season, I’ll be trying several of them. You’ll be dismayed to know that I’m not doing well in the Game of … Continue reading

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