Tag Archives: romano beans

The Spice of Life

As an adult, I’ve always looked for variety in the food I eat; bored by the “Wednesday meatloaf” of childhood, I first found interest and inspiration in the ethnic foods of the U.S.   Travel broadened my food horizons in both … Continue reading

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August 15th Chez Parret

Yesterday, August 15th, the Assumption of Mary to Heaven, was a public holiday in France. I like it that they feel no constraints about recognizing their Christian heritage.  Unlike us now a days in the U.S. who whisper the word … Continue reading

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Roasted Parsnips, Mushrooms, Romano Beans and Crispy Fried Fish

A blog site that I follow, Our Growing Paynes,  http://ourgrowingpaynes.wordpress.com/2013/04/23/roasted-mushroom-and-parsnip-ravioli/ gave me wonderful idea for what to do with my aging parsnips and mushrooms that were giving me bitter looks in the downstairs refrigerator and my loving, friendly romano beans that … Continue reading

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