Main Courses · Recipes

Duck Breasts: The First of the GFBP Series

I’ve decided to start a new series of posts for the remainder of April. I’m calling it the “Good Food, Bad Pictures” series or GFBP. This could also be known as “I’m not a photographer and only use my cell phone to share my culinary adventures with you and I’m in a hurry and very… Continue reading Duck Breasts: The First of the GFBP Series

Appetizers · Desserts · Recipes

Palmiers: An Easy But Impressive Valentine Treat

I had so many thoughts for this week’s blog. Lots of special dates are right around the corner: Mardi Gras, the beginning of Lent and Valentine’s Day! I thought it would be fun to try a king cake as I’ve never made one before. Or to share with you our go to “Fat Tuesday” dinner… Continue reading Palmiers: An Easy But Impressive Valentine Treat

Main Courses · Recipes

Cassoulet: Comfort Food Nirvana

Cassoulet is a warm and comforting French dish that is packed with protein; a variety of meats served on top of a delicious concoction of white beans. The first time I ever had it was at my favorite restaurant in St. Louis, Brasserie. I don’t know what made me order it because I’m not a… Continue reading Cassoulet: Comfort Food Nirvana

Recipes · Sandwiches

Lyonnaise Sandwich For Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day weekend everyone!  If you will remember from previous posts, my husband loves sandwiches. Therefore, we have “Sandwich Week” twice a year… once around his birthday and once around Father’s Day.  I try to make at least one new sandwich each time and this time it was the Lyonnaise Sandwich from Bon Appétit… Continue reading Lyonnaise Sandwich For Father’s Day