Tag Archives: french

Baked Eggs and Greens

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day.  When I was a kid I desperately wanted to make my mother breakfast in bed.  I didn’t really know how to cook, but I just really liked the idea of carrying a tray with breakfast to … Continue reading

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Fromage Fort

This sounds fussy and fancy but it’s actually just a form of cheese whiz, and it’s a great way to use up those end pieces of cheese.  The name translates to “strong cheese” but it can be rather mild depending … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin with Orange-Rosemary Balsamic Butter Sauce

This is one of those French inspired sauces that you practically want to bathe in.  It has just the right balance of tartness and nutty, butteriness (is that a word?).  I saw this in the Food Day recently and knew … Continue reading

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Pattypan Gratin

A gratin (gruh-Tan) is any shallow baked dish that has a browned top.  In this case the browned top comes from butter and parmesan cheese.  The pattypan squash is looking great in the markets right now, but you could substitute … Continue reading

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Basil Vichyssoise

So I was talking on the phone with my Grandma yesterday and I told her I was making Vichyssoise.  Her response was, “Isn’t that cold potato soup?” Yes.  It is.  I promise it tastes delicious.  This is a refreshing, savory … Continue reading

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Steamed Artichokes with Blender Hollandaise

This is a foolproof Hollandaise sauce recipe.  No need to fuss over a saucepan tempering egg yolks.  It’s so easy and so delicious you’ll want to serve it on everything from steamed artichokes and poached eggs, to fish and asparagus. … Continue reading

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Pattypan Gratin

A gratin (gruh-Tan) is any shallow baked dish that has a browned top.  In this case the browned top comes from butter and parmesan cheese.  The pattypan squash is looking great in the markets right now, but you could substitute … Continue reading

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