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Sweet Or Savory? That Is The Question

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

desserts · Fancy occasion · French Recipes · Special Occasion · Uncategorized · What's for Breakfast? · What's for Lunch?

Sauce, Glorious Sauce! A Tale Of Two Sauces

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

Fancy occasion · French Recipes · Special Occasion · Uncategorized · What's for Dinner?

Let’s Dive In!

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!

Fancy occasion · Salads · Sandwiches, Finger Food, Appetizers · Special Occasion · Uncategorized · What's for Dinner?

“You Are Special”

As a child, one of the biggest events to hit the household was when it was someone’s birthday. This usually meant a special dinner, followed by a homemade cake and the family singing the birthday song. Back then birthdays were a family affair. Not like the present day birthday parties that usually end up breaking… Continue reading “You Are Special”

One Pot Wonders AKA Casseroles · Special Occasion · Uncategorized · What's for Dinner?

Stands The Test Of Time

There are some recipes that I have enjoyed ever since I was a child and that I will continue to make until I am no longer able to. These are recipes that stand the test of time. There are some recipes that over time, get changed, or ingredients added, or they become modified. Not this… Continue reading Stands The Test Of Time

Salads · Special Occasion · Uncategorized · What's for Dinner? · What's for Lunch?

I Love Salads!

I love salads. I grew up eating lots and lots of salads. Every single day with dinner, we had salad. Usually a tossed greens salad. My mother had this huge wooden salad bowl. She lovingly cared for it daily. Oiling it, rubbing garlic into it. It was certainly one of the mainstays of the kitchen.… Continue reading I Love Salads!