Posted in March 2012

Cheese Souffle  French Fridays with Dorie

Cheese Souffle French Fridays with Dorie

The typical Friday night runaround is lacrosse and gymnastics practice, now add two recipes competing for my attention. Timing would be everything for the Cheese Souffle and my Shrimp Scampi recipe. I never made a souffle before and felt somewhat intimidated by its delicate reputation. I read over the recipe from my copy of Around … Continue reading

Saint-Germaine-des-pres-onion biscuits

Saint-Germaine-des-pres-onion biscuits

A perfect recipe for the end of the week. These were in the oven in 15 minutes and out in another. Having had a hectic week I found myself again scrambling in the morning before leaving for work to check the ingredients list, thankfully I had most everything on hand. I only had half of … Continue reading

Tuesdays with Dorie; Rugelah

I first tried rugelah when visiting New York City for Christmas shopping. It was a great weekend where my brothers friends gave us there hi rise, midtown condo to use while they went to their house in the Hamptons,  so New Yorker! It was as close as my fantasy of being a resident as I … Continue reading

Banana Bread

Banana bread is a favorite in my family. Its one of the favorites I grew up with(despite the burnt offerings of my mothers misfiring oven). The following recipe is banana bread perfection. Its taken from my sister’s copy of the Fannie Farmer cookbook, by Marion Cunningham. Here is a link to the original Fannie Farmer … Continue reading

Roasted Salmon and Lentils

Roasted Salmon and Lentils

This is a great recipe for observing lent. The steps are easy to follow and results are a simple but tasty meal. Only trouble was in finding the french green lentils or lentils du Puy. Here is a picture of du Puy, France. Until I looked it up I thought it was referring to a … Continue reading

Cheese Topped Onion Soup

First Time making Onion Soup, The caramelizing was the challenge. I had my stove on the lowest setting for two hours and the onions still didn’t seem to caramelizing, I wonder if I wasn’t suppose to cover the pan, it didn’t tell me to cover so maybe that was my mistake. I uncovered the pan … Continue reading