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Magret de Canard with Baby Turnips in Butter Sauce

Monday’s farmers’ market was pretty grim.  I think the French ate everything during the holidays; very few vendors and not a lot of choice.  I guess it could just be that it’s winter, but I still think they ate everything … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard aux Prunes

Before I left Germany, I saw duck with plum sauce on the internet.  I can’t remember who made it but whoever you are, thanks for the inspiration. My husband went back to Germany after breakfast, so I just made enough … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Duck Breast with Orange Sauce

I haven’t done a honey mustard plate in a while.  We really like the honey mustard combination and I found this recipe that included a hint of orange in the sauce  http://hotcrosscooking.blogspot.com/2011/02/sweedish-duck-breast-with-honey-mustard.html.  Great photo!  Oh my God, it seems that … Continue reading

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Yakitori Duck Breast with Asian Zucchini Ribbon Salad

What I really wanted to make was Smoky Wok’s duck breast only without the pancakes http://www.smokywok.com/2011/11/easy-roast-duck-breast-with-pancakes.html but I didn’t have any hoisin sauce, so I marinated the duck breast with some bottled yakitori marinade.  Next time. Today I did a little “vide” … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard a L’Aquitaine

My all time favorite movie, no exaggeration, is The Lion in Winter with Peter O’Toole, Katherine Hepburn and Anthony Hopkins.  I had to replace one VHS because I watched this movie so many times that it was just plain, worn … Continue reading

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