Everyone is always trying to think of ways to ease the stress of Thanksgiving day prep. Well, I have another piece of advice to offer. Make turkey stock the day before Thanksgiving. When I make a turkey, I clean it the day before I plan to roast it. I figured why not do something with… Continue reading Make Turkey Stock Before Thanksgiving
A couple things have been happening around here. I have a daughter who is suddenly scared of choking and therefore, won’t eat. It is very odd to me (completely irrational) but apparently we are not the first parents to go through this. This same daughter is VERY attached to her stuffed animal, Bunny. Poor Bunny… Continue reading Ever Have A Kid That Won’t Eat?
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
I think I have mentioned before how much I love casseroles. If not, now you know. I love casseroles. They are warm, creamy, great comfort food and often an entire meal in one dish. Chicken divan is a great casserole that pleases most people. It is chicken, broccoli, creamy sauce and cheese; what’s not to like? We… Continue reading Easy Chicken Divan- For Now and Later