Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Summer’s Favorite: Succotash


In the summer I don’t like to eat a lot, and when I do eat, i like it to be light and refreshing. Luckily summer has so many fresh produces that it is easy to have a full dinner with … Continue reading

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Memorial Celebration at Cecile’s


Even though my husband and I are not from “around here” as some would say here, we pride ourselves to live in this beautiful country. And we will celebrate accordingly when the occasion arises. And of course, as most people … Continue reading

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Toasted Sesame Oil and Soy Glazed Brocoli


I love broccoli,  and I usually eat it as is ” au naturel”. I like it plain, steamed. But with teenagers, you have to find creative ways to offer broccoli so that it won’t  have such a strong broccoli flavor. … Continue reading

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Verrine de Fraise au Basilique ( Basil Strawberry)


I was cutting and dicing strawberry this evening for tomorrow dinner party when my sweet daughter said: “Mom, can I please have some?” I was not about to refuse. Lisa and Theo will eat fruits, but you have to remind … Continue reading

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Maple Glazed Salmon with Vanilla Emulsion


I always stay busy. But when I finally find a minute to relax, I love to read culinary magazines, and flip through the pages of various cookbooks in search of inspiring recipes. Yesterday, I had seen a recipe of fish … Continue reading

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Girls’ Night Out Cooking Class


It is a very busy time of the year with the end of the school, and all that it involves, but we all need a time to relax and unwind. If you have nothing planned, or just need to get … Continue reading

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Flash Sauteed Tuna with Sweet and Sour Sauce


Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to do only what you wanted to do?! Yes it would be…Today if I could have, I would have stayed home. I would have looked at recipes and played in my kitchen… I … Continue reading

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Etouffade de Pomme de Terres facon Cecile.


Before I post this recipe, I would like to warn my readers that this recipe is not lean, and is not for those who wish to lose some weights. But it is one of those recipes you want to keep … Continue reading

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Burger the French Way:-)


Don’t you love this nice weather?! this scorching heat? I love it. When the sun is bright and shining, and the heat starts rising, I want to be outside. I want to work in my yard, or sit by the … Continue reading

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Citrus Ginger Scallops


I love spring! It’s like magic… Nature is waking up, and creating an enchanted world right before my eyes: Flowers are popping up in all corners of my yard,  birds are chirping while nesting their babies, deers are taking refuge … Continue reading

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