Tag Archives: French Cooking

Deception—Package the Goods Honestly Please!

Deception: The act of deceiving someone.  A thing that deceives. We’ve all experienced deception. Perhaps it was that boyfriend who cheated on you.  To make matters worse, perhaps he did so with your best friend—or any friend. It’s happened to … Continue reading

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Cooking for the Frenchman. Who Inspires Me?

Whew!  It’s early Sunday afternoon.  My morning started off very aggressively.  I cleaned the baseboards throughout our home. This is not my idea of fun. I would rather be cooking! Trust me. This wasn’t an easy job. I had to … Continue reading

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Not Much Ado About Nothing! A Relaxing Weekend!

To be honest, our weekend was productive and relaxing at the same time.   I mean, other than my weekend blog posts it was relaxing! It started out with a nice rainbow on Friday evening! On Saturday morning, I organized … Continue reading

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The Best Appetizer You’ll Ever Make

I think.  And let me tell you, I was thinking about this all day!  It started with an Instagram photo that my friend (I’m delusional-remember? I have pretend friends.) Anthony Bourdain posted.  He looks incredibly thin these days.  I hope … Continue reading

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The Dining Room Table And a Quail of a Great Dinner!

When Bonaparte and I moved into our new home two years ago, we purchased a new dining room table.  The one he had at his old place was old but not in a “good” old way. It was almost falling … Continue reading

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How to Make A Great Sauce–Tips from a Saucy Lady.

Yeah. And that woman is me.  Believe me, I’m no professional chef nor am I a professionally trained cook, but the one thing I do well is a sauce. So true. Not only is my taste in classic clothing strong, … Continue reading

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Week Eight. Ain’t It Great?

I’m down another pound. And considering the large amount of food I consumed last weekend, I’m thrilled. Ain’t that great? This is great! And I’ve got 12 pounds to go till I reach my goal–and I feel this is going … Continue reading

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My Dinner With Bonaparte. 10.3.2015

Autumn. Saturday.  Damp. Cold. The darkness sidles in earlier and earlier.  I’m on the sofa being lazy, as usual, with a blanket wrapped around me. The weather actually hit a temperature so low that I could wrap myself in a … Continue reading

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The Movie Starts at 10:30? In the Morning??????

It’s finally happened. I’ve crossed the line into the world of “Old People”. It never occurred to me that this would be one of the rites of passage in my lifetime. After all, I’m vibrant. I’m hip. I’m cool. I … Continue reading

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