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Pain au Chocolat (a.k.a. chocolate rolls); a recipe from Patricia Wells in the New York Times magazine | September 1988
Asparagus and Potato Salad with Red Onion, Capers and Manchego Cheese; drizzled with a grainy Mustard Vinaigrette.
Chocolate Chip Almond Cookies, a.k.a. Chocolate Clouds
Chocolate and Pear Frangipane Tart with Amaretto Cream
Gorgonzola and Walnut Shortbread.
Light-as-a-feather chocolate sponge cake filled with Grand Marnier-flavored whipped cream.
Smoky Pork and Apple Soup with Mustard.
Dreaming of Paris? Make these butter Brioche Rolls.
Indulge yourself with these rich and creamy garlic smashed potatoes.
Apples, pears and dried cherries topped with an oatmeal-walnut crisp; under a billowy cloud of whipped heavy cream.
Penne pasta tossed with thin slices of New York Strip steak, arugula and a balsamic-olive oil vinaigrette.
Breakfast Strata of Italian Sausage, Apples and Cheddar Cheese.
An Apricot Tart with Honey Custard and an Almond Crust; made with canned apricots, it's a great addition to your Thanksgiving table!
A dark chocolate layer cake frosted with an addictive Mocha Buttercream; possibly the best EVER!
Chocolate bark filled with orange zest and peanuts, plus a big sprinkling of fleur de sel.
Simplicity at its best... Eggs in my Homemade Tomato Sauce; ready in a matter of minutes.
Dense, dark, chocolate fudge brownies with fleur de sel.
Apple Cake with Hot Caramel Sauce
Carrot and coconut drop cookies topped with a swirl of orange frosting.
Beef filet mignon coated in coarse black pepper and topped with Gorgonzola cheese and a balsamic reduction.
Apples and Cranberries are combined in muffins for breakfast or a snack!
Mexican Chocolate Shortbread Cookies; great with a cappuccino or a glass of ice cold milk!
Shredded barbecued beef brisket. Perfect for these cooler days!
Pipérade Tart with a Savory Cheese Crust
Blueberry and Pecan Granola. A great way to start the day!
Recipe for Vanilla Loaf Cake and photos of my kitchen renovation.
Radiatori with Roasted Peppers and Eggplant - a great way to use my fresh garden produce!
Galettes, or free-form tarts, filled with sweet summer fruits and berries.
Tilapia with Tarragon Pistou; a recipe from Serious Eat's French in a Flash.
Grilled Pork Chops with Peach-Blue Cheese Salad and Pine Nuts
Fresh Cherry Salsa with Balsamic Vinegar and Basil - a great accompaniment to pork, fish, and chicken.
Grilled, sweet peaches, drizzled with balsamic vinegar and filled with Prosciutto and basil.
Black Bean Salad with corn, sweet bell peppers and avocados.