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Valentine’s Day Cookbook Affair – 14 Days of Cookbook Giveaways

In Appetizers, Beverages, Cookbook Reviews, Entrees, Food, French Fridays With Dorie, Salads, Wine On February 2, 2015 36 Comments

Love is in the air, so it must be February.  Many think Valentine’s Day was created by Hallmark and FTD Florists, like so very important days such as… Read More »

French Fridays: Croquants? Say What?

In Desserts, Food, French Fridays With Dorie On January 30, 2015 12 Comments

Croquants?  Say what?  While I am familiar with Cro-Magnons, Croque Monsieur, and croquet, I had never heard of croquants. Thus I almost missed this week’s French Fridays with… Read More »

French Fridays: Deja Vu Spice Crusted Tuna

In Appetizers, Entrees, Food, French Fridays With Dorie On January 22, 2015 15 Comments

Today is Flashback Friday!  Remember the late 1990’s and early 2000’s when Pan-Asian fusion was the rage, cell phones were just phones, and brick and mortar bookstores were… Read More »

French Fridays: Viva la Vida Dorie

In Desserts, Entrees, Food, French Fridays With Dorie On January 15, 2015 11 Comments

I have a culinary bucket list that includes such diverse items as matriculating at the UC Davis wine program, dinner at the French Laundry, and attendance at Patricia… Read More »

French Fridays: Arman’s Osso Buco

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, French Fridays With Dorie, Wine On November 1, 2014 12 Comments

Dear Dorie, In for a penny, in for a pound! That’s my motto when it comes to cooking from Around My French Table.  And while Sous Chef may… Read More »

French Fridays: Dorie’s Birthday Bash

In Desserts, Food, French Fridays With Dorie On October 24, 2014 28 Comments

Sometimes the best birthday gifts are “gifties” (i.e., self-given gifts), and Dorie Greenspan has given herself a doozy of a giftie. How about having a book published for… Read More »

French Fridays: Monkfish with Double Carrots

In Entrees, Food, French Fridays With Dorie On October 9, 2014 14 Comments

Carrots may be 87% water, but that remaining 13% can sure be tasty when cooked properly. This week’s French Fridays with Dorie challenge demonstrates how flavor can be… Read More »

French Fridays: Celery-Celery Soup

In Food, French Fridays With Dorie, Soups On October 3, 2014 14 Comments

I grabbed my red-checked tablecloth, a hunk of crusty bread, and a bistro glass full of Chassagne-Montrachet, played an Edith Pilaf album at full volume, and settled in… Read More »

French Fridays: Curried Chicken, Peppers & Peas en Papillote

In French Fridays With Dorie On September 5, 2014 16 Comments

Sometimes Dorie surprises me.  Generally her recipes are somewhat labor intensive and the ingredients can be nearly impossible to find, especially in this desert outpost.  But this week… Read More »

French Fridays: Dear Dorie

In Entrees, Food, French Fridays With Dorie, Salads On August 21, 2014 18 Comments

Dear Dorie, Wow!  Can you believe it has been nearly four years since I purchased your cookbook and joined French Fridays with Dorie?  Some weeks I spend more… Read More »