Category Archives: French

CHEESE, PISTACHIO AND PRUNE CAKE – CAKE AU FROMAGE ET PRUNEAUX

We are going on a picnic and I am bringing… This month the Creative Cooking Group’s theme was a picnic.

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BEER BIRD – BEST CHICKEN EVER + COLCANNON – IRISH MASHED POTATOES

While I was making the Colcannon, I was watching one of my favorite chefs, Laura Calder (French Cooking at Home) on the Cooking Channel. Her recipe for Beer Bird calls for Cornish Hens. I decided on using the whole leg … Continue reading

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STUFFED CABBAGE – REPOLLO RELLENO

Laura Calder is on my favorite chef list.  I watch her show on the Cooking Channel, but unfortunately her shows are from 2009 and 2008.  I wonder what she is up to these days.  I find her to be very … Continue reading

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CHICKEN IN VINEGAR – POLLO EN VINAGRE

No stories to tell, just that I have a new cooking buddy.  Remember the Salmon en Croute, well I just discovered this recipe from Laura Calder.  I tell you she makes everything look so easy and the end result is your … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner for Friends – Salmon en Croute

Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas.  I take this time to thank you all for your good wishes for a speedy recovery.  I am on the mend and happy to be back…the heck with the pain…I need to cook and post.  I … Continue reading

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Cabillaud Toulonnais – Cod Toulon Style

Tonight we are having a few friends for dinner to celebrate the birthday of my friend, Felicia.  Instead of gifts we often give a dinner party for the birthday person.  It’s a chance to show how much they mean to us.

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