November 12, 2011
fresh morel mushrooms

I'm not an adventurous eater. And yet, when presented with a fungal spore that had been growing...

November 9, 2011
Bread

It's Wheatless Wednesday once again folks! This week I want to draw your attention to 3 must...

November 8, 2011
cassoulet

Cassoulet is a rustic French dish that is brimming with luscious meats, sausages and beans. Slow...

November 7, 2011
omelet

With the holidays just around the corner along with your busy schedule, party planning, and holiday...

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...

November 1, 2011
steak

Steak au poivre is a classic French dish that is easy to make and absolutely delicious.  You...

October 28, 2011
escoffier

Auguste Escoffier was "the king of chefs and the chef of kings." He is highly regarded in...

October 25, 2011
soup

Vichyssoise sounds fancy but in fact is a simple potato and leek soup.  This lovely soup that...

October 24, 2011

Adapted from Bon Appetit.

October 23, 2011
hollandaise

What better way to learn how to make hollandaise sauce than to from the Culinary Institute of...

October 22, 2011
foie gras canapé

Foie gras speaks of wealth and providence; this high-class spread is a French product made...

October 16, 2011
French Toast

French toast is a classic breakfast comfort food. Perfect for rainy mornings, special occasions,...

October 15, 2011
French toast with cherries

French toast is probably the quintessential breakfast comfort food - it screams breakfast in bed,...

October 12, 2011

Yummy Mummy is the queen when it comes to creating adorable edible treats.  You may have seen...

October 4, 2011
apple tarte tatin

Apple Tarte Tatin is one of my favorite autumn desserts.  Slices of tart apple are cooked in...

September 21, 2011

This soup contains all the delicious flavors commonly found in the summer dishes of southern France...

September 21, 2011
lentil soup

Lentil soup is one of my favorite fall dishes.  It is warm, comforting, and healthy.  I...

September 19, 2011
leeks au gratin

Gratins list among my favorite autumn dishes - based on a French technique, vegetables are thinly...

September 19, 2011
apricots

Vegan baking is always a challenge - with two "essential" ingredients for most batters on...

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