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Weekend In A French Kitchen: Lacquered Chicken with Noodle Salad

On August 16, 2015 8 Comments

Allegedly water does not run uphill, but cuisine certainly does. The French spread their cuisine and cooking styles far and wide through colonization, including to French Indochina. But… Read More »

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The French #Winophiles: Say Yes to the Wines of Sud Ouest

On August 14, 2015 11 Comments

Amorphous is the word that best describes Southwest France (or Sud Quest as we Francophiles like to say). It is this big area that encompasses the Atlantic Ocean… Read More »

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The French #Winophiles: Weekend Preview of Sud-Ouest

On August 12, 2015 1 Comment

The French Winophiles continue their virtual tour of France’s wine regions! On Saturday, August 15th join us as we share our wine pairing selections from Sud-Ouest (aka Southwest… Read More »

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#BloggerCLUE: Beat the Heat Negroni’s

On August 11, 2015 24 Comments

The Blogger C.L.U.E. Society this months is all about beating the heat, something we desperately try to do in the desert. I was assigned Lora of Cake Duchess…. Read More »

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Weekend In A French Kitchen: That’s How the Cookie Crumbles

On August 9, 2015 8 Comments

Was it Daniel, was it me, was it the oven, was it the ingredients, was it the phase of the moon? So many questions, but so few answers… Read More »

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#WinePW: Is Portuguese Wine the Fountain of Youth?

On August 7, 2015 15 Comments

Sometimes I feel like Toffee McIntosh, the vacuous Seattle news reporter in the Zoo Story episode of Frasier who proclaimed: “If it happens in Seattle, it’s news to… Read More »

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#WinePW – Sneak Preview of Portugal Wine & Food Pairings

On August 5, 2015 1 Comment

Mark your calendar and grab a glass of wine! Saturday, August 8th the group from Wine Pairing Weekend is sharing wine and food pairings from Portugal. These pairings… Read More »

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Summer of Kitchenaid Sweepstakes Organized by Budget Earth

On August 5, 2015 7 Comments

Welcome to the Summer of Kitchenaid Sweepstakes Organized by Budget Earth   Do you like to make delicious summer treats? For many of us, some of our best… Read More »

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The French Winophiles: Southwest France

On August 4, 2015 1 Comment

The Tour de France may be over, but The French Winophiles continue their virtual tour of France’s wine regions! On Saturday, August 15th join us as we share… Read More »

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Weekend In A French Kitchen: The Boulud Punt

On August 3, 2015 6 Comments

Holy Mackerel, Batman, there is something fishy about this! And indeed there is. The last fresh mackerel seen in the Coachella Valley probably had Alzheimer’s and got into… Read More »