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P&Q: French Lentils

This week we’re the Ladies of the Lentils brigade.  Hopefully you’ll all find these little green darlings in your local grocery story. Let’s just say this week is ea$ier on the pocketbook (Do we even have pocketbooks anymore?) than the chanterelles. If you have anything to say, here’s the place. Have a good week.

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P&Q: Chanterelles with Napa and Nuts

Hello Everyone,  It’s Tuesday and I finally located chanterelles. Are you having any luck? Substitutions? Suggestions? Ideas? Whatever you have to say about this fungus that smells like apricots, leave it here. Medical Alert: If you gathered your fungus from the Wilds, please be sure none are poisonous. There are look-alikes out there.

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P & Q: Quiche Maraichère

Time to step away from the tasty cake we had last week and move on to quiche. I probably will bake it tomorrow so if anyone has suggestions, tips or advice, leave it here. Any questions? Any problems? This is the place.

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LYL: butter and rum crepes, plain and fancy

Crepes! Hopefully less divided than last week. How did you serve them? Plain? Fancy? Filling? Sauce? Do tell. Leave your links here. And while you are here, don’t forget to nominate March recipes here. Voting will start Saturday. Happy Friday!

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P&Q: Baked Apples Filled with Fruit and Nuts

Whoops, I am sorry, Doristas, I got a week ahead of myself. I was so excited after hearing that Andrea was on-the-mend that I lost my head!  We’re doing apples this week. Any problems, concerns, tips, questions, just ask. We’ll deal with the soups next week unless Betsy and Laurie fire me for being incompetent.

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December Schedule

The votes are in. Here’s the line up. December 6, 2013: Almond Orange Tuiles (p404) December 13, 2013: Mme. Maman’s Chopped Liver (p32) December 20, 2013: Recipe Swap Onion “Carbonara” (p153) December 27, 2013: Dilled Gravlax with Mustard Sauce (p30) Apologies to those Doristas that bought a Red Kuri squash. You’ll enjoy the soup as […]

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P&Q: Orange-scented Lentil Soup

Any comments, problems, questions, words of wisdom? Leave it here.

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If there’s chocolate involved, it’s got to be good!  Is that the way you feel about this mousse?  What’s the top – secret?

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P&Q: Mushroom and Shallot Quiche

Who says Real Men don’t eat……………..Mushroon & Shallot Quiche? Any problems or questions, fire away.

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LYL: minted zucchini tagliatelle with cucumbers and lemon

LYL: minted zucchini tagliatelle with cucumbers and lemon

What did you all think of this fragrant salad?  Leave your links here. Happy Labor Day Weekend!

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