I've looked at this blog, and see posts from fellow bloggers, and it shows me just how far behind I've gotten. It's been a whirlwind of a few years, with little time for anything beyond the absolutely necessary. With what little time was available, making choices about exactly what to do left me leaving things … Continue reading CtBF – Salmon burgers, and catching WAY up!
In a long lifetime of days, it might be a bit much to say literally "the best day ever", but easily this counts as a really great day. I've been blogging along with a group of now friends for 8 years - the original group formed was French Fridays with Dorie, and we cooked through … Continue reading CtBF – Brussels Sprouts and “the best day ever”
My blogging friend Mardi Michels recently published a cookbook! in the french kitchen with kids. Its filled with a wide range of recipes that look amazing. And I'm sure they are, since Mardi is both an accomplished cook, and we've been reading about her cooking classes with kids and have seen the results. Growing up, … Continue reading Mardi’s no-knead french loaf
This second celebratory week for the French Fridays with Dorie group asks the question "what recipe(s) were surprises for you?". OK, that wasn't the real question, but when I think about the title - I think about those recipes where I was very quite skeptical, but learned that Dorie knew what she was doing when she … Continue reading ffwd – never doubt Dorie (aka, who knew?)
For the next several weeks, the participants in French Fridays with Dorie will be exploring our experiences over the past several years to answer a few interesting questions. This week's challenge is to "choose your favorite, loved the most, best recipe in FFWD to share this week and tell Why? Also share with us your Top … Continue reading ffwd – the “aha” moment (aka, the top 5)
I'm willing to bet that a lot of the people who started cooking with French Fridays with Dorie were at least partially drawn to the project because of this recipe. This particular dish adorns the cover of Dorie Greenspan's Around My French Table - the tome that we have been cooking through together for nearly … Continue reading ffwd – chicken in the pot: the garlic and lemon version
I'm combining a couple of recipes this week - something I don't typically do - but, well, it happens! And what different recipes they are. I was planning on making the waffles last week, but my week got away from me. Something that happens all too frequently these days. I did really want to try … Continue reading ffwd – salmon tartar and waffles & cream