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Roasted Monkfish Wrapped In Speck

When the weather is hot, I want to eat more seafood, especially locally caught fish.  Prices can get high for anything not farmed, and flounder doesn’t lend itself to much variety in preparation.  But don’t forget about monkfish.  Called the “poor-man’s lobster” for its texture, but it tastes more like meat.  Play this up by…

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TBT: Spicy Grilled Turkey Wings

If you’re wondering why I’m posting about turkey instead of Paris, it’s because I feel like one right now.  Eventually, I’ll have the time to share more about France – and I still have lots to say about Vietnam!  Until my schedule takes on a more leisurely summer pace, I figured it was a good…

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The Real Camembert

If you’re a frequent EDA reader, then you know how much I LOVE cheese.  So I was just a tad excited when I found out I’d have a chance to see how Camembert is produced – in the actual village of Camembert! In preparation for the visit, I read a book aptly titled – Camembert…

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The New Gardens Of Paris

For a city that was planned to attract tourists, the gardens of Paris have been a pubic display of its grandeur. The well-manicured Jardin du Luxembourg and Jardin des Tuileries invite locals and tourists to sit and take in the breadth of the city and reflect on all that it has to offer. But there…