I am not the biggest fan of pastry and desserts, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t like a good crust now and again. There are occasions where I might want a dessert, and trust me a slice of cheese cake every so often really does hit the spot. My favorite kind of desserts tend to… Continue reading Sweet Or Savory? That Is The Question
When ever I used to think of French Food I had always thought of a sauce. It’s true, French food is about the sauce. I seem to recall one of the best beef dishes I have ever had, it was a filet mignon with a classic French Béarnaise Sauce. That was also when I fell in… Continue reading Sauce, Glorious Sauce! A Tale Of Two Sauces
I’ll admit it. Sometimes I am overly ambitious. I tend to get a little ahead of myself and set high goals. I think it’s because reaching those high goals is extremely satisfying. So, on this day I decided to do an entire lesson, sans dessert. The dessert course for this lesson is Pineapple sorbet. I will leave that… Continue reading Let’s Dive In!
Lesson 3 – EGGS! Yes! I love eggs! I love them so much that I eat them every day. Sometimes several times in a day. Just the sight of them makes me happy. You have to admit, they are kind of a happy looking with all that yellow. My mother also loved eggs. Eggs were… Continue reading Eggs, Glorious Eggs!
I just can’t tell you how weird/strange/odd it feels to literally be living and following, almost exactly in my mother’s footsteps. I mean, I’ve heard the saying… “As we age we become more and more like our parents”, but this is crazy. As I was entering adulthood my mother was advancing in her culinary journey.… Continue reading It’s All About That Stock, ‘Bout That Stock, No Boxes..
Today’s word is Immerse (which is now actually yesterday’s word when I started writing) This word is perfect for this post. Let me explain. When I log in to my WordPress account, the daily reader is the first thing I see. It is a list of other member’s blog posts, and as a way to… Continue reading And….School Is In Session
Sometimes the parallel between my mother and myself simply amazes me. How did we each find our similar path and passion for cooking at the same times in our lives? Why are we drawn to the same foods and style of cooking? Is it simply from growing up with her as my example, or is… Continue reading Oh là là – Going French