The Old Highway Legend: La Mort D’Imbert

As the legend goes, Mademoiselle Laure was the village’s most beautiful woman.  Long, jet-black hair, and entrancing eyes.  Every man who visited the Rooster’s Inn, young enough or widowed enough, had fallen in love with the daughter of the hotelier, the alluring Laure.  One of those men, Imbert whom already fat and past his prime…

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Grand-Mere’s Ragoût de Porc & Salade de Thon

My love sent me these pics to show me what I was missing.  Grand-mere has done it again.  Created a lovely luncheon for her grandchildren, and I being half-way around the world am missing out on the delicious affair.  And so, feeling left out the least I could do is share what is on the menu…

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Grand-Mere’s Kiwi Salade

  When you walk in to grand mere’s upper level Maison flat, you find yourself in an old world grandeur of whitewashed walls lined with Provençal pastel portraits and floral decor.  Ninety-four years old, and still thriving, grand-mere prepares a decadent luncheon of poached cauliflower, spinach, radishes, kiwi and seasoned lightly with herbs.  Along with…

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