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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Time with Jacques Pépin, The Man, The Legend.

Sharing a Laugh with Jacques. Spending time with a legend is beyond words.   Lois Latour 1982….a wine fit to celebrate the man. This is all I would need for my dinner. I consider myself to be very lucky. Proof of that was the fact that I got to meet and spend some time chatting … Continue reading »

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Saucisson A La Truffle Crême Fraiche

Watch the above video to see how easy and wonderful this recipe is – I think you’ll find it entertaining and informative! The Recipes! Black Truffle Crême Fraiche 1/2 cup of heavy cream or half and half 1/2 cup of sour cream 1 tablespoon of black truffle oil Salt and pepper to flavour Mix the … Continue reading »

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Applewood Smoked Atlantic Snapper Mousse on Tuiles

Tuile topped with Smoked Atlantic Snapper Mousse and Tender, Succulent Scallop The Recipes! Smoked/Grilled Atlantic Red Snapper Mousse Grill or smoke Red Snapper until it flakes off the bone easily in a pan fashioned from aluminum foil (see video). Use 6 Oz of the snapper added to 8 oz. of whipped cream cheese, juice of … Continue reading »

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Tatin D’Aubrgine with Grilled Asparagus Chicken

An old French recipe with a few twist.. The Recipies! Tatin D’Aubergine (Eggplant Tatin) 1 1/4 cup of flour 1/4 cup of rye (you may just use 1 1/2 cups of unbleached flour if you do not have rye) 12 tablespoons of butter (room temperature) 3 medium eggs 2 small or one medium to large … Continue reading »

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What a Find!

Antique French Country Manor Chandelier I’ve been busy restoring the kitchen to it’s original glory as some of you know. This light from a french country estate that I was very fortunate to obtain helps to provide a warm, comfortable environment that makes sipping hot cocoa or sharing a fine Bordeaux on a snowy winters … Continue reading »

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Crevette Au Sel De Mer

The Recipes! Crevette Au Sel De Mer (Shrimp with Sea Salt) 1 1/2 lb of large-extra large shrimp or prawn 1 cup of corn meal 1 1/2 teaspoons of sea salt 2 large eggs 1/2 cup of flour Extra-virgin olive oil for frying (appx. 1/4 cup) Finely chopped basil ( appx. 1 1/2 tablespoons) Once … Continue reading »

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