Berry Roulade

With plump blueberries and raspberries appearing in the market, it was time to resurrect this Berry Roulade recipe! Berry Roulade Redux When I moved my blog from Blogger to WordPress a few years ago, there were a few casualties. A couple of my posts disappeared and by the time I realized the problem, I only […]

French Apple Cake #FrenchFridayswithDorie

Next week will be my last ever French Fridays with Dorie post. As we celebrate the culmination of our French Fridays with Dorie experience,  the focus is on a “Play-It-Again-Dorie” recipe. This should be the recipe from  Around My French Table we’ve made most, whether the original or a variation. Marie-Hélène’s French Apple Cake is […]

Chicken in a Pot #FrenchFridayswithDorie

This is the grand finale of French Fridays with Dorie! This Chicken in a Pot was cooked to perfection in a dough sealed casserole. Chicken in a Pot with Preserved Lemon and Garlic Who knew our last recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s Around My French Table would be so exceptional??? Dorie did, I’m sure. The chicken was moist […]

Seafood Pot au Feu #FrenchFridayswithDorie

Seafood Pot au Feu is Dorie’s twist on the classic French meat and root vegetable stew. Mussels, salmon and scallops create a lighter entree that’s perfect for spring. Down to Our Last Two Recipes What a ride this has been. Two of my dear foodie friends’ encouragement convinced me to join the French Fridays with […]

Apricot Glazed Cheesecake Tart #FrenchFridayswithDorie

Dorie Greenspan’s Cheesecake Tart is dotted with dried fruit and glazed with apricot jam. The recipe can be traced back to after school classes at Le Cordon Bleu. French versus American Cheesecakes This French cheesecake does not call for pounds of cream cheese or loads of sugar. Instead it relied on Fromage Blanc (nary a […]

Shrimp Escabeche #FrenchFridayswithDorie

This Shrimp Escabeche is a twist on Dorie Greenspan’s sardine version. I had a feeling the picky crew would not touch a sardine anyway, so this Catalan method of sauteing then pickling in a hot aromatic oil was tested out on shrimp. Patience Needed Much as I enjoy canned sardines, there was no chance that I’d […]