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Shrimp, Feta and Greek Olive Pasta; French for 'doohickey'

Shrimp, Feta and Greek Olive Pasta; French for 'doohickey'

How do you say: ‘between the whatchamacallit and the thingamajig; next to the doohickey’ in French? Anybody? I keep telling mon mari that if I don’t know what I’m talking about in English, chances are good that I won’t be able to explain it in French. But, to the amusement (I hope) of the locals, ... Continue reading...

Chicken with Chickpeas and Preserved Lemon; French Health Care

Chicken with Chickpeas and Preserved Lemon; French Health Care

Stir-fry with a Greek flavor: Chicken with Chickpeas and Preserved Lemon, on Orzo with feta and Greek olives

Smoked Salmon, Salmon Salad; Quest for a Wine Barrel

Smoked Salmon, Salmon Salad; Quest for a Wine Barrel

It’s not always easy living in France (or any ‘other’ country). We don’t really understand ‘them’. They don’t really understand ‘us’. Most cultural mores are ingrained in childhood and we don’t understand our own let alone someone else’s. So, we all get frustrated at times…which is what makes it interesting. A lot has been written ... Continue reading...

Quinoa Pilaf and Lentil Salad; House Hunting Hints

Quinoa Pilaf and Lentil Salad; House Hunting Hints

Differences to note between the U.S. and France if/when you decide to buy here (or most European countries): US:  Old is 50 years; new is 5 years or less. France: Old is 300 years; new is 50 years or less. US:  Central heating means (normally) forced air through ducts, which allows you to also have ... Continue reading...

Walnut Bread, the Bread Baking Babes bring back the past

Walnut Bread, the Bread Baking Babes bring back the past

Auberge of the Flowering Hearth. Doesn’t the name make you want to visit this little inn tucked away in the French Alps? I have no idea if it still exists as the cookbook is from 1973 but the descriptions of the place and the food makes me want to get in the car and start searching. ... Continue reading...

French Cuisine Ingredients That Promote Sleep & Relaxation

French Cuisine Ingredients That Promote Sleep & Relaxation

Tags: French

French Cuisine Ingredients That Promote Sleep & Relaxation

Stuffed Rainbow Chard Leaves with Bacon and Mozzarella, my French

Stuffed Rainbow Chard Leaves with Bacon and Mozzarella, my French

Stuffed Rainbow Chard Leaves with Bacon and Mozzarella. served with a simple Cherry Tomato Sauce

Carrot Salad, more French encounters

Carrot Salad, more French encounters

Carrot Salad - quicker and easier than cabbage salad and just as good - or better

Asparagus, Tuna and Caper Risotto; the importance of being needed

Asparagus, Tuna and Caper Risotto; the importance of being needed

Asparagus, Tuna and Caper Risotto Mon mari gets out Friday. Twenty three days of lazing around a hospital, feeling good, having his toe tended, his feet rubbed and his every wish catered to by a bevy of young, mostly female, mostly attractive, French doctors  and nurses, is far too long. It has apparently turned his ... Continue reading...

Basmati Rice and Chard Gratin; the Saga, Part V

Basmati Rice and Chard Gratin; the Saga, Part V

As long as I an in the US, visiting family and having a wee holiday, I thought I would entertain you by reprinting: The Saga of the Titre de Sejour, French Paperwork in 4-parts  Part V June 9, 2006 We are now the proud holders of unexpired ‘Titre de Sejour”s.  They arrived last week, in ... Continue reading...

Potato Leek Pancake

Potato Leek Pancake

This is based on a recipe from an old French Country Cookbook. It's a simple side dish that I've been making for years.This makes one large pancake for 2 servings. If I were doing the recipe for more people, I would make multiple, individual cakes which would be easier to handle

Bread Baking Babes font du pain tordu... Bien sûr

Bread Baking Babes font du pain tordu... Bien sûr

Tags: French, Loaf, Bread

Breat Baking Babes make a classic loaf from my area of France, the Lot-et-Garonne, although they did a smaller, modern family version.

Bread Baking Babes Bribe Bees

Bread Baking Babes Bribe Bees

Tags: French, Bread

Bread Baking Babes take on a French classic this month: Pain De Mie, As usual, all the loaves and variations are outstanding.

Turkey, Feta, White Bean Salad

Turkey, Feta, White Bean Salad

The 'French' dressing I made for this salad is a play on the bottled French Dressing I grew up with in the Midwest.I used both green and purple basil leaves.

Spaghetti with Ginger Meatballs; how to get a free phone... the complicated way.

Spaghetti with Ginger Meatballs; how to get a free phone... the complicated way.

I so love dealing with the French phone company. I few months ago I decided to see if a faster internet connection was available for our little backwater. I went to the Orange office, identified myself (with copies of my bills as proof), stated my mission and waited my turn. After about 20 minutes I ... Continue reading...

Roast Chicken with Lemon; the Saga, Part I

Roast Chicken with Lemon; the Saga, Part I

As long as I an in the US, visiting family and having a wee holiday, I thought I would entertain you by reprinting: The Saga of the Titre de Sejour, French Paperwork in 4-parts Part I April 3, 2006 We finally have official permission to live here, in France.  Our Titre de Sejour (Carte de ... Continue reading...

Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine, with bacon, leeks, lots of cheese and a shredded potato crust

Fried Potatoes, Sarlat-style; local happenings

Fried Potatoes, Sarlat-style; local happenings

Fried Potatoes, Sarlat-style, a classic French dish of potatoes fried in duck fat

Coq au Vin Blanc; a beating heart and a question

Coq au Vin Blanc; a beating heart and a question

Coq au Vin Blanc, the Slow Cooker Version, Chicken braised in red wine is a French classic. Chicken done in the slow cooker with white wine is a new classic

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