Thursday, October 23, 2014
Our pool club has a beautiful grove area by a lake. An old tradition of having an Octoberfest was resurrected this year. We have been having a dry and mild Autumn so the event had gorgeous weather. Some families brought desserts and others were designated to bring side dishes. Many types of German sausages were provided.
Monday, October 20, 2014
In Mireille Guiliano's famous book: French Women Don't Get Fat. She shares a recipe for what she calls: Magical Breakfast Cream. It is a yogurt cereal concoction that is very healthy and helps stave off hunger, so you can make it to lunch without snacking.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
We have been going apple picking with friends of ours every year since our kids were toddlers. They have been living in Brooklyn for a while now and the traffic to get out to the orchard is just not making it a fun thing to do anymore.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
We are on an ugly food roll in French Fridays with Dorie: celery root two weeks ago, monkfish last week and Jerusalem Artichokes this week... it must be Halloween season because I feel like I've have been concocting witches' brews for the last month. Don't be surprised if we roast eye of newt next week!
Monday, October 13, 2014
|Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good|
I hope you are enjoying a long holiday weekend like we are....quiet, restful... so unusual for us these days. A good weekend to cook and sort through old recipes. Here are some of my family's favorite Fall meals.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
This recipe is truly a mixture of Mediterranean flavors and elements. Andouille sausage is a favorite of the French and Spanish (quite popular in New Orleans) with Pimenton Picante (Hot Paprika) from Spain and a favorite Italian pasta Pappardelle.