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Recipe Sweet Potato French Toast With Coconut Quickbread (Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Vegan)

Sweet Potato French Toast With Coconut Quickbread (Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Vegan)

Call it bragging (and it is), but I've just got to say it: I'm a food rock star! Okay, now that I've written that sentence out and feel sufficiently obnoxious, I'd like to erase it. But I'll leave it there for you all to see and laugh at me. It's true th
Recipe French-Canadian Tourtière (Meat Pie)

French-Canadian Tourtière (Meat Pie)

Who doesn't love pie? I know I do, apple pie, strawberry rhubarb pie, cherry pie, pizza pie... I could go on and on. After my latest homemade meal, I have one more pie to add to my list: Tourtière (aka meat pie.) This dish pie can easily be whipped
Recipe French Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

French Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Inspiration from 'Flour', a fun read for lovers of home baking, by Joanne Chang, the owner and pastry chef at Flour Bakery Cafe in Boston. It's been a few years since I made a lemon poppy seed cake and my stash of Meyer lemons was calling out to me,
Recipe Cherry Beans Coffee and French Toast

Cherry Beans Coffee and French Toast

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.  I m kind of drained from all the house hunting my hubby and I have been doing during the weekends. Back pains, headaches, sore feet, driving here, driving there. Bleh! Very stressful and indeed, very tiring.  Real
Recipe French Silk Pie with Graham Cracker Crust, Espresso and Kahlua

French Silk Pie with Graham Cracker Crust, Espresso and Kahlua

and Kahlua"> If pies were wishes then I would wish this French Silk Pie for everyone! Hands down my most favortist pie ever. While I ve seen several versions of this pie over the years, they ve always been made with a regular pie crust or a regular pi
Recipe French Fridays-Savory Cheese and Chive Bread

French Fridays-Savory Cheese and Chive Bread

It's Friday! That means it's time for another kitchen excursion with Dorie Greenspan's From My French Table. For me, Friday's are not the only day that I have Dorie in my kitchen. I cook almost exclusively from this cookbook. It is always on the count
Recipe La baveuse, a French omelette for a gourmande mouth?

La baveuse, a French omelette for a gourmande mouth?

I was reading about French omelette on the blog a year on the grill . I never thought that such a thing as a French omelette ever existed. There are many recipes, and tastes and colors. So I have nothing against this blogger s version of omelet, es
Recipe French Friday's with Dorie ~ Spicy Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

French Friday's with Dorie ~ Spicy Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

French Friday's with Dorie has been a great experience in diversity of recipes for the last three weeks. This week: Spicy Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup . I have made Pho from scratch, a LONG process, and Dorie's soup is much like chicken Pho, e
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Recipe French Fridays with Dorie ? Spicy Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

French Fridays with Dorie ? Spicy Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

Week Three of French Fridays with Dorie and Ms. Greenspan chooses her Spicy Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup. What looks like a very involved recipe, isn t. It s just a long list of super-intense flavors and ingredients. I didn t think I d have the time
Recipe Gateau Breton - A French Pound Cake, Shortbread, Pastry-like Treat

Gateau Breton - A French Pound Cake, Shortbread, Pastry-like Treat

It's been crazy for the past few months since I've taken on some extra responsibilities that have proven to be much more time consuming than I had anticipated. Things will eventually settle down again, but for now the workload has kept me from being able
Recipe Surf and Turf, French Laundry style

Surf and Turf, French Laundry style

In a burst of energy (or perhaps a moment of weakness), I decided to have a go at another French Laundry recipe on Saturday night. I selected "Surf and Turf", braised oxtails with seared monkfish, topped with sauteed salsify and cepes. Pretty ambitious co
Recipe My French Laundry Experience

My French Laundry Experience

The lapses of misty rain, the collected quaint neighborhood, sipping on glasses of Champagne at Domain Chandon before dinner made for a splendid experience. We stayed within the town of Yountville the day of our reservation. We had lunch at Bouchon Bak
Recipe White Truffle Oil Infused Custard - Thomas Keller's The French Laundry Cookbook

White Truffle Oil Infused Custard - Thomas Keller's The French Laundry Cookbook

I promise I promise, on my next trip to New York or better still, California, I have to, I have to eat at Thomas Keller's restaurant! I first learnt about Thomas Keller when I read Anthony Bourdain's A Cook's Tour almost 8 years ago. I was intrigued whe
Recipe A Salmon History Lesson- La Nouvelle Cuisine

A Salmon History Lesson- "La Nouvelle Cuisine"

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Let s have a history lesson. I was always a good student. One of those kids that did well in almost every subject (notice I said almost numbers still elude me). History was/is particularly delicious to me. Cooking has an interesting history of cours
Recipe Duck, Mushroom and Asparagus Vol-au-Vent

Duck, Mushroom and Asparagus Vol-au-Vent

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The Husband is strictly a meat and potatoes man; give him a bloody steak and he is happy. The only exception to this rule is duck confit. Duck confit is duck which has been poached in its own fat. Sounds strange but tastes amazing. Given how much he loves
Recipe My Favorite Quiche!

My Favorite Quiche!

***It's not often that a recipe is worthy of re-posting. I think I've only done that once or twice in the entire time I've written this blog. However, this is one of those rare occasions. Back in 2009 when Brad and I went to Europe, we had the most ama
Recipe Brioche Bread

Brioche Bread

Brioche is a light but rich French bread made with a yeast dough enriched with eggs, milk, and butter. This recipe i am sharing is one which is made with oil and in a bread machine. A brioche dough is quite difficult to handle but with the bread machine
Recipe Lavender Macarons with Honey Dark Chocolate Ganache

Lavender Macarons with Honey Dark Chocolate Ganache

These turned out perfectly. As in, I had not a single issue. Being that these are macarons we are talking about, I say this with much pleasure and pride. The first time I made macarons was about year ago and I tried David Lebovitz's safe, trusted and t



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