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The Artichoke’s Story – It’s All About Love

artichokes, flat leaf parsley,

When I was a child, my mother served us artichokes whenever she could find them.  I was the only one I knew who ate them, delighting in pulling off each leaf and dipping it into wonderful melted butter.  We were a big family, and food was our heart and soul.  Getting a big, fat artichoke …

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Pork with Piment d’Espelette – OUR GIVEAWAY

PORK, pork chop, piment d'Espelette, creme fraiche, shallots, French

Go to Recipe Go to Video French pork is legendary.  And the French enjoyment and dependence upon it is even more so.  La Charcuterie There are shops dedicated entirely to pork and its multitude of products, the charcuterie.  There are dishes ad infinitum based on pork in the French culinary repertoire.  And the French use …

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The Thrill of Parisian (French) Happiness

There are smiles on Parisian faces, everywhere.  The difference from confinement to de-confinement is  patently obvious.  People are simply thrilled to be able to sip a coffee at a café, to have a beer a Spritz or a glass of rose on the terrace.  Paris has become an outdoor dining room, and everyone wants to …

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