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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Herb Rotî

Here is a savory way to welcome the Fall into your kitchen with the beautiful scent of herbs slowly roasting and the rich yet light sauce of the beef juices (Boeuf Au Jus) lightly infused with cream cheese and fresh herbs. Bon Appetite! The Recipe! ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1 chuck roast (about 5 lbs.) 2 leeks, trimmed … Continue reading »

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Poisson Avec Aioli and Aubergine Cocotte (Fish with Aioli and Roasted Eggplant Casserole)

A fantastic very traditional meal from Provence, France. Aioli sauce is a beautiful, rich sauce that goes well with any kind of seafood, but traditionally with a fine sweet delicate fish such as whiting. It’s also eggplant season! So I celebrate with grilling and then baking this beautiful vegetable with some fine french cheese and … Continue reading »

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Sautéd Smoked Duck Breast

Smoked duck breast with a special savory sauce is a recipe that helps to welcome the early days of Fall with crisp sunny October days and even cooler starlit nights. I’ve made a side dish of a blend of Israeli style Couscous, Orzo, Baby Garbanzo Beans and Red Quinoa in a perfect offset to the … Continue reading »

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Concombre Creme (Cream Cucumber)

Fresh crispy garden cucumber is lightly marinated in champagne vinegar and topped with a cream sauce, gruyere cheese and croutons. Amazing summer flavors! The Recipe! ~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 medium-large cucumbers 1/4 cup of flavored vinegar (I used champagne vinegar) Gruyere Cheese Sea salt and fresh cracked pepper Herbs De Province Few slices of french bread toasted … Continue reading »

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Légumes Aux Saucisse (Late Summer Vegetables with Sausage)

Late summer has arrived and the beautiful vegetables pouring from the garden beg to be married in this French one pot family meal. The addition of sweet tender sausage makes this an unforgettable experience. Join me in the last hurrah of summer! The Recipe! ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 6-8 fresh sweet sausages One sweet pepper of each: red, … Continue reading »

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Toast Palourdes

Sweet and tender clams are sautéd in a French Pistou sauce and placed on crunchy whole grain toast. Simple pleasures of the sea. The Recipe! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 lbs of steamer clams, steamed and cleaned from shell. Whole grain of French bread, toasted One ripe garden tomato, finely diced Seas salt and Fresh cracked pepper Herbs … Continue reading »

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Concombre Aux Poulet (Sautéd chicken wrapped in cucumber)

Concombre Aux Poulet Tender sautéd chicken and sweet pepper is wrapped in fresh garden cucumber and toped with French cheese. The explosion of summer flavours has arrived. The Recipe! ~~~~~~~~~~~~ One large fresh garden cucumber sliced into strips with a vegetable peeler or knife. Several chicken thighs sautéd in butter and cut into strips (can … Continue reading »

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