Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mahi Mahi Over a Bed of Whole Rice and Red Pepper Salsa


After reading many of my entries, you may have noticed that: 1. I like to go grocery shopping every day so that I can get the freshest of ingredients. 2. I need to cook two meals a night because my … Continue reading

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Hachi Parmentier and Haricots Verts with Sun-dried Tomatoes


On sunday, I usually like to cook a nice gourmet dinner but a lot happened this week-end that made me feel a bit drained. As a result comfort food seemed to be a quick solution to my laziness. Ingredients for … Continue reading

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Sesame Seared Tuna with Citrus Salsa


Do you have days that never end?!?! Yesterday was one of those. I had so much to do between teaching and getting ready for a cooking class that I did not have time to eat or snack before heading out. … Continue reading

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Mashed Potatoes with a French Twist


I do not know if this applies to most German family, but potatoes are my husband’s favorite and if I am asking what he would like to eat , his answer would generally be potatoes with something else;-) Well it was a … Continue reading

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Sauteed Scallops over a Bed of Brussels Sprout Stir Fry.


Besides sweet potatoes, winter vegetables are not as attractive to my children are as the summer ones. As a result I have to find ways to cook them in various ways. Today I was trying to use those extra brussels sprouts … Continue reading

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Looking for a quick meal? Try La Truffade


Have you had the experience to taste a food or fare that was so good that the memory of it stayed with you throughout the years?!?! I have plenty of those. I will say, however, that being a big fervant … Continue reading

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Quick and Healthy Sweet Potato Chips


I subscribe to many blogs. Most of them are either from France or from Canada. I think my attraction to those blogs is the fact that 1. they speak French, 2. a lot of the recipes are avant-garde so they … Continue reading

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Pistachio and Orange Peel Coated Chicken with Roasted Brocoli


This week as I was refilling some of my spices at the Fresh Market, I saw a bag labeled “Granulated Orange Peel” and thought it could become a great coating for chicken. And this is what became my dinner. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Fancy Easy Napoleon: Blackberry Napoleon


People are uncomfortable using ingredients, or food that they are not familiar with. Fillo dough is one of them. When I use this medium in my cooking classes, most attendees are either very unfamiliar with it, or confide that they … Continue reading

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Poached Sea Bass with Coconut Reduction


Meaty white fish are my favorite. Unfortunateley they are hard to find. So I cannot tell you how happy I was to see Sea Bass at the Fresh Market tonite:-) I wanted it poached, with fresh vegetables and a light … Continue reading

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