Croutons Use firm French or Artisan Bread. The bread should stand up straight when holding it upright. It if falls over, don’t use it. These can be used in French Onion Soup or as the base for a Bruschetta.
How to Supreme an Orange A visual of this technique really helps. I found this great video on YouTube. The only difference is that I cut away each segment while the orange is on the cutting board and not in my hand. Crepes Suzette Recipe
Beurre Noisette Beurre Noisette is brown butter that has a wonderful nutty aroma and taste. It can be made into a sauce for sautéing fish or chicken. I also use it as an ingredient in my crêpe recipe. The amount of butter needed to make […]
Roasted Chestnuts Holidays! Chestnuts roasting on a open fire…well, how about in the oven instead. My Father made Roasted Chestnuts every year. During culinary school, I was lucky enough to get a chestnut knife making it much easier and safer to score them. The recipe […]
Applesauce This is my Mother’s recipe for applesauce. She made it every fall around apple picking time. This recipes keeps getting lost, so I wanted to add it to the blog before I couldn’t find it again. It is on a small piece of paper. […]
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds My Dad would make pumpkin seeds for us every year. I would watch him as he sat by the kitchen table, carving the pumpkin and scooping out the seeds. It was a family tradition. These are so easy to make and it […]
Candied Walnuts Candied walnuts can be used in a variety of ways: Topping for salads, Topping for toast with cream cheese and honey, In cakes and desserts, Over ice cream, or Simply eat on their own for a nice crunchy treat. This is a quick […]