Foie Gras Gras

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The best part about processing foie gras is all the gras that shows up to the party. I Love cooking with foie gras gras. Animal fat has so many good things, it’s a shame it’s been sufficiently dissed in recent years.

I’ll use this gras in many dishes. Morning eggs, veg sautĂ©, special sauce and so much more. I’ve even tried it in my rye bread without issue.

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Foie Gras In A Pot

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Today, our fatty duck livers go in a pot for future yumminess.

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Tosca, the house gourmand ( gourmand is French for “tubby” … But don’t tell her that. ), inspects each step.

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Lucy deveins the livers, then salt and peppers each side.
Olivia, the expert duck farmer and foie-gras-in-a-pot extraordinaire, showed us the way with this ratio.

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Tosca really is a big help in the kitchen.
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Boil your pots in a bigger pot for an hour and fifteen minutes. Let them cool for an hour, then stick them in the fridge for up to six months. Though, I can’t imagine it lasting that long. If you have pots of foie gras in the fridge, you’ll be tucking into it like nobodies bidness.

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Don’t forget to make sure the sealy bits are sealed.

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Lunch: Foie Gras and Some Cheese

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The recipe said, “expensive Sauternes, port and muscat grapes.”. I did cassis, floc, dash of white cote de Gascogne and blueberries ( and strawberries savauge, with a little fruit rouge ).

This is how we do it Gascony. It all worked. Foie gras likes it sweet and a bit salty. However you choose to achieve that is your own dang bidness.

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Cheese from left to right:
Pyrenees Mountain cheese, vache. From some dude named Alain. Lovely!

Grassfed Jersey cow cheese. Great for melting. Okay for nibbling.

Young, fresh Jersey cheese. Really nice. I can see its future on salads.

Cookies of Two Dimensions

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One recipe, two methods. Cookie Left: chilled dough, convection oven. Cookie Right: dough done then cooked normally.

Convection cookies presented perky with some chewiness while normal cookies were flat but crispy.

It’s a preference really.

My sample size of m ( ‘m’ for men ) were split.

Comments for convection-

M1: meh. Chewy. I’m not into chewy

M2: mgrats mgrood. ( translated by wife as “that is good, Honey, how lovely of you to make cookies. Is it possible that I could clean up and then sweep the floor after?” )