Monthly Archives: January 2012

Easy Dessert or Snack: Tropical Fruit Salad.

I cook most days. Sometimes though things happen that makes it difficult to have dinner in a timely fashion. Tonite was one of those night. I had been running all day and all evening and had so much work to … Continue reading

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Delightful Fat Free Dessert: Strawberry Napoleon

With January often comes new year resolutions… and that of losing weight. If you are one of those people, this strawberry Napoleon is the perfect dessert for you. It is fat free, easy to make and so delicious you won’t … Continue reading

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Oven-Roasted Summer Vegetables

If you read this blog, you either know me personally or have come to one of my cooking class. And so you know that I love to cook. I love to cook so much in fact that you will find … Continue reading

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Salmon Filet with Onion Compote

This week-end I hosted a cooking class and we fixed several yummy fares. Salmon was on the menu. Since I had some uncooked salmon left over, I chose to fix that for dinner on Sunday night. I had been reading … Continue reading

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La Galette des Rois or King’s Cake

La galette des Rois (literally “the flat pastry cake of the Kings”) is a cake celebrating Epiphany. This holiday which traditionally falls on January 6th, is a Christian holiday that celebrates the revelation of God the Son as a human being … Continue reading

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An Asian Twist on Vegetables….

Some people crave sweets, salty snacks. Me… good vegetables… I am not satisfied if my dinner does not include vegetables. The problem is variety. I get tired of eating the same vegetables. Luckily with each season comes new vegetables, yet … Continue reading

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Tikka Chicken with Raita Sauce

Over Christmas I received a lot of cookbooks from France. One of the cookbook that I was given was “75 Nouvelles Recettes Proteinees” de Marabout Chef. The recipes are fun, easy and light recipes that only take a few ingredients … Continue reading

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Salmon stuffed with Mushroom Duxelles

One of my favorite place to eat is Cypress in Charleston. They have amazing dishes!!! My favorite there is Salmon Napoleon. It is a filet of salmon sliced thinly and stuffed with a mushroom concoction and topped with filo pastry. It is … Continue reading

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Looking for a Fun Dessert Display for a Reception, Wedding, Birthday…

Do you have a special birthday coming up or an anniversary, a shower and you want a beautiful dessert display but are tired of cupcakes or petits fours, why don’t you order a macarons tree? They are so pretty! You … Continue reading

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Leek and Potato Soup

Meals in France are somewhat different than here in the States. We usually start our meal with an appetizer of some sort, if it is not Charcuterie ( cold Cuts), it is a soup in the winter and crudites in … Continue reading

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