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Parfait! French Peas

I was meeting friends for lunch, general chat, and wine. I had a nice looking shrimp salad recipe I wanted to try on them, but… It called for broccoli and, much as I like broccoli, it just somehow sounded wrong … Continue reading

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Parfait! French Peas

Tender, sweet, and oh! so tasty; this is just about the only way I make peas anymore, so thanks to Julia Child and whomever inspired her to simplify the more traditional French pea cooking method… we don’t need no scallions … Continue reading

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Parfait! French Peas

When I was a kid, peas came in a silver can with “Le Sueur” on the front, and my very favorite way to eat them was with Minute Rice and La Choy sauce. Hey, what can I say; it was … Continue reading

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Pea Salad

I was exchanging emails with the world’s best mom-in-law around Thanksgiving, and she was very excited about this pea salad recipe she was planning on making for everyone gathering at her home for the feast. She’d come across it during … Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pie

On Friday, we were left with a very nice savory shortcrust pastry wrapped and resting in the fridge, today, we’ll use it to  top this fine and tasty chicken pie. But first, a word about the pie: the basic recipe … Continue reading

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Julia Child’s Green Peas

Look up ‘French Peas’ on da Google and you’ll find lots of recipes with lettuce an’ onion an’ bacon an’ stuff. Key in ‘Bruised Peas’ and you’ll be provided links to such articles as “Effect of Respiration on Vegetable Flavor” … Continue reading

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