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Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon: Chez Guy

No one wanted to cook this Sunday.  We had the barbecue craving because the sun was shining again and the temperature was just right.  Still, wanting to eat barbecue and make barbecue are two different things.  Nothing for it but to go … Continue reading

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Troyes

I could have wept!  Yesterday was Saturday and Tonio, Chantal and I planned to visit M. Parret at his rehabilitation center in Troyes, cruise the town and have lunch.  In anticipation of this, I set my camera on automatic and prepared … Continue reading

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Sunday Chez Guy and the Salon du Chocolat

Guy has opened his restaurant for Sunday lunches.  Yay!  He has also put tables outside for those who like to take advantage of the beautiful spring time weather we are having. Sunday lunch is a good excuse, if one is … Continue reading

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Oysters Gillardeau

L’Ambiance des Halles, the fishmonger advertised a variety of newly arrived gourmet oysters so Jade and I thought we might as well get them while the getting was good!  We drafted M. Parret and his daughter-in-law, Selene, to accompany us … Continue reading

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Pork Roasted with Apples, Pears and Parsnips

The new French Saveurs magazine has some delicious recipes this month inspired, as always,  by the season and what’s available in the market.  I chose to make the pork roast with apples, pears and parsnips to share with M. Parret, Thierry, … Continue reading

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Canard Sauvage

I think the French could take lessons from the Americans on how to verbally abuse others who have been rude or are acting in an uncivilized manner.  While we were at the train station in Strasbourg, my husband needed to … Continue reading

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Grazing

While we were at the machine getting money, we saw M. Parret and continued on to the cafe for a coffee.  Tomorrow, the 14th, is Bastille Day, the National Day of France.  We’re both cooking and eating together, so we … Continue reading

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