It was actually 20 years ago this month that I went to France for the first time with my college roommate; I can’t believe it has been 20 years! I also can’t believe it has already been 9 months since my second trip to France, the wonderful trip with my husband. I like to relive… Continue reading Americans in France… the good, bad and the ugly
As you probably know by now my husband and I took a trip to France in September of 2016. One of my favorite days was the day we went to The Cook’s Atelier for their “A Day in Burgundy” cooking class. We learned so much, met wonderful people and had a simply marvelous day. In addition… Continue reading Get The Most From Your Vanilla Bean
It has been 6 months since our trip to France. I can’t believe it has already been 6 months but at the same time, it feels like it was forever ago. Our entire trip was phenomenal. But sometimes, the things you have zero expectations for end up surprising you the most. That is how I feel… Continue reading Châteauneuf-du-Pape
When we were at The Cook’s Atelier in Beaune, France we started our amazing meal with gougères. They are delicious little cheesy pastry puffs that are typically served at the beginning of a meal with a glass of champagne. They are also served during wine tastings and I believe they originated in the Burgundy region. So,… Continue reading Happy New Year!
I was looking forward to our entire trip to France but I absolutely could not wait for our cooking class day in Beaune (pronounced Bone)! I’m not usually one to get excited. I prefer to have low expectations and then be pleasantly surprised. But I just couldn’t help it. I was beside myself with anticipation… Continue reading Our Day At The Cook’s Atelier