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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup I try not to let Television sway what I eat, but I have been watching old episodes of The French Chef with Julia Child.  I have seen her make French Onion Soup at least 6 times over the past couple of weeks […]

Croutons

Croutons

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.     Please follow and like […]

Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala There is no need to go out for dinner for Valentine’s Day.  Chicken Marsala is a perfect dish to make for a Valentine’s Day dinner.  It is quick and easy to make with plenty of flavor.  If you made my Chicken Piccata recipe, […]

Mimosas, Raspberry Kir Royale

Mimosas, Raspberry Kir Royale

Mimosas A Mimosa is a classic brunch cocktail made with Champagne and a citrus juice, typically orange juice. You can also make a Lemosa (sounds like something Hermione Granger would whip up in Harry Potter) made with lemonade and champagne. A Vermosa or Crisp made […]

Crêpes Suzette

Crêpes Suzette

Crêpes Suzette Looking for something special to make for a romantic brunch for Valentine’s Day Weekend?  Try my Crêpes Suzette. Crêpes are easy to make and you really don’t need a fancy crêpe pan.  A good non-stick pan is just fine.  Honestly, if you are […]

How to Supreme an Orange

How to Supreme an Orange

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

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 […]

Apple Ginger Zinger Juice

Apple Ginger Zinger Juice

Apple Ginger Zinger Juice I typically juice or make smoothies at least once a week.  I have a juicer and a high speed blender.  We also have a juice/smoothie bar at work as well.  One of my favorite juices to make is an Apple Ginger […]

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread I have had many Irish Soda Breads that I purchased from a bakery or a grocery store.  Some good and some so dry that I immediately needed to grab for something to drink to get it down.  The one I liked the […]

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata I remember the first time I ate Chicken Piccata.  I am Italian, but my parents never made Chicken Piccata at home when I was growing up.  I was at a conference in Charleston, SC back in the 90’s.  I remember sitting quietly on […]


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