July 11, 2014

July 14 is Bastille Day; celebrating France with the fabulosity that is French cuisine. You may...

June 21, 2014

On a HOT and steamy evening we sat on the shaded deck, chilled glasses of wine in hand,watching a...

June 7, 2014

So it is a hot and steamy Friday and I am sitting at my picnic table enjoying martini. All the...

April 15, 2014

This recipe offers a fresh take on this lean and tender cut of pork. It was perfect for a winter...

August 24, 2013

Boulevard Raspail is a chic and sophisticated part of Paris.It is a place to find delicacies and...

November 7, 2011
Thomas Jefferson

Many people know the name of Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson's mistress, who apparently bore...

November 2, 2011

Legendary French chef and public television staple Jacques Pepin has been forced to cancel his book...

August 15, 2011
ratatouille

Today is the birthday of the queen of French cooking. In Julia's honor, enjoy this classic...

August 10, 2011
julia child

In honor of Julia Child's upcoming birthday, I thought it would be fun to take some of her...

January 22, 2011

Coq au Vin is a simple French dish made with chicken, mushrooms, onions, bacon, and red wine.