Category Archives: provencal

Daube Provençal a.k.a South of France Beef Stew

How’s that for a comeback? I’ve been gone from this blogging world for well over two months now (eek!), but I figured this comforting deliciousness is as good a reason as any to return. I may have lost my readers, … Continue reading

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Unlike those three gents outside who installed my new gutters in under three hours, I have accomplished very little today. See? Gutters. Fascinating. So, there’s a closet to be organized, a bathroom to be cleaned and a book to be … Continue reading

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Sunday Dinner: Provençale Braised Chicken Thighs

I’ve been utterly immersed in the new book, My Berlin Kitchen, by Luisa Weiss, creator of the popular Wednesday Chef blog.  So immersed, in fact, that I tried to comment on her blog yesterday because not only did she make … Continue reading

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Early Fall Ratatouille

Granted, I don’t have a really pretty picture (like chili, ratatouille doesn’t photograph extremely well) or a charming back story to accompany this impromptu post.  What I do have is a fantastic  recipe for what I often call “Late Summer Ratatouille”, … Continue reading

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Black Olive Tapenade and Lavender Honey Goat Cheese

Like most people, I have a million things to do before leaving on a jet plane.  Not only am I embroiled in laundering, ironing (yes I iron my clothes before I fold them in a suitcase), deciding, printing, organizing, emailing, weather-checking, … Continue reading

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