A feast for the eyes and belly, Mimi Thorisson writes about her life in Medoc France with her photographer husband, children and dogs. I love going to her site for her wonderful recipes, that remind me of the things my Grandma Naomi used to cook. The photography, done by her husband, is really beautiful.
Has everyone figured out what they are making for Easter? Here's a few links to help. Or, possibly make you second guess your decision, like this wonderful looking baked ricotta! Baked Ricotta This is what I'm making. You gotta have hot cross buns! Dana at Minimalist Baker made these yummy peanut butter eggs. Hop over … Continue reading Easter Links
I think I've mentioned before that Halloween is my favorite holiday. Last year I made Blue Cheese Brain Dip and served it up in a full sized skull replica. This year I thought, instead of the traditional meat(loaf) hand, I'd mix it up a bit and serve... Country "hand" pate! I followed this recipe, and … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
My friend and her family went crabbing over the weekend and I was lucky enough to receive some of the bounty from their expedition. Oregon Crab Cakes 4 cups Crab Meat (cooked, cleaned and shelled) 1 cup Mayonnaise 2 Eggs 1 teaspoon Onion Powder 2 tablespoons Capers 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning 5-6 dashes Tabasco … Continue reading Oregon Crab Cakes
A restaurant we frequent has this amazing coleslaw. They serve it with everything. Here's my attempt at the home version. Thai Peanut Coleslaw 6 cups shredded Napa Cabbage 2 tablespoons finely chopped Cilantro 2 finely chopped Green Onions 1/2 cup roughly chopped Roasted Peanuts Chop and assemble all the above ingredients and place in a … Continue reading Thai Peanut Coleslaw
As you know, I love the internet. In this series I'll introduce you to the bloggers, vlogers and websites I'm inspired by. Meet Luxirare! Luxury + Rarity = Luxirare. Her blog features her fashion designs and cooking tutorials, all with an extraordinary and fantastical point of view. The clothes: Wow inducing to say the least! … Continue reading Meet Luxirare
Each month Marche features the food and wine from a different region of France. It's a six course, Prix Fixe tasting menu that goes for $38 per person, not including wine. This month we joined them in Savoie and the Alps. And we took the kids... My kids are picky when it comes to American … Continue reading Marche