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Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut, Sometimes You Don’t

In Desserts, Food On February 10, 2012 29 Comments

Anything short of the Hot Chocolate L’African served at Angelina’s on the Rue de Rivoli in Paris gives me a chocolate-induced migraine.  So trying this week’s French Fridays… Read More »

"Quiche, I hardly know her!"

In Entrees, Food On February 2, 2012 26 Comments

“Quiche, I hardly know her!” is a famous line from the “Roz and the Schnoz” episode of Frasier, the line Frasier repeats to cover his rhapsodic laughter resulting… Read More »

Broth Braised Potatoes

In Appetizers, Food On January 27, 2012 21 Comments

Vincent Van Gogh – Still Life with Potatoes Potato fields have long been a favorite subject of artists and cooks.  Russian impressionist painters frequently used potato fields in… Read More »

The Ubiquitous Creme Brulee

In Desserts, Food On December 23, 2011 14 Comments

Festive Creme Brulee Crème Brûlée:  it is ubiquitous, peripatetic, versatile, multi-national, non-denominational, simple to make and, when done well as it usually is, very good.  It is like… Read More »

In Entrees, Food On November 4, 2011 21 Comments

Lavender Honey & Orange Glazed Duck Breasts At present, my intrepid sous chef is only concerned about one kind of duck challenge:  the Oregon Ducks’ upcoming showdown with… Read More »

In Entrees, Food On October 27, 2011 29 Comments

Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good Thanksgiving is around the corner.  Just 29 days until we stuff ourselves with an endless smorgasbord of food and drink, football and family. … Read More »

Deconstructed BLT and Faux Eggs

In Entrees, Food, Wine On September 30, 2011 14 Comments

I like eggs scrambled or in an omelet, quiche or frittata.  But I hate soft boiled, hard boiled, sunnyside up, sunnyside down, or any way in which the… Read More »

Faux French Risotto

In Appetizers, Food On September 9, 2011 20 Comments

Creamy, Cheesy, and Garlicky Rice with Spinach This week the French Fridays with Dorie challenge was Creamy, Cheesy, and Garlicky Rice with Spinach.  I was on a high… Read More »

Cafe Salle Pleyel Hamburger

In Entrees, Food On August 26, 2011 15 Comments

I am a Montana native with a cattleman grandfather, so I have pretty strong opinions when it comes to beef. Quality beef should be prepared simply, without too… Read More »