1 year in Ireland, (that was easy) 7 years in Andorra (ever try to learn Catalan???) and 8 years in France gives a unique and, sometimes confused/confusing outlook on the world.

From learning about French paperwork (exhausting) to French chickens (of course they come with feet, Duh!) it’s a constant, often / usually entertaining challenge.

And, of course, there’s the food: some eat to live; we live to eat!

I mean, that’s why we’re here, after all!

And the starting point for this madness?

Minnesota/Wisconsin… Don’tcha know

My blog:

Thyme for Cooking, the Blog

Recipes, food, insights about life in France and the trials and tribulations of restoring a French farmhouse

My websites:

Thyme for Cooking

Weekly menu planning service complete with recipes and shopping list.

Thyme for Cooking Kitchen

A collection of my favorite recipes – all with nutrition information

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Last update on January 1, 2015
Katie Zeller
Last update on April 24, 2016


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  1. Discovered your site and blog today via a Google search for honey glazed chicken; I liked the look of your grilled chicken image, clicked – and hey presto here I am! Will definitely be following your blog and trying out your recipes – thank you. 🙂

  2. We love winter squash and are very interested in trying the mashed squash gratin recipe you recently posted! And my Vern, like your Vern, is very keen on putting maple syrup on his baked squash. We found reasonably priced REAL maple syrup from Canada in Carrefours (no longer any need to lug the heavy bottles along with us when we travel to France!)

    • I can get it at LeClerc, too – Canadian, also. I’m still in the habit of using it sparingly but I’m determined to get more free with it – I now have a spare bottle. Just because one finds something once doesn’t mean you’ll find it again LOL

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