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Vegetable Cuts

Cooking is an art. Most of the people know how to cook, but         preparing a dish in a professional way follows a flow pattern which commences with selection of ingredients, handling, processing and the ultimate presentation of a dish. 227 more words


l'Esprit de Cassoulet!

Raining today. Cats & dogs.

Not large dogs- more miniature Schnauzer. Enough to keep F-dog indoors & underfoot though.

I have been planning a cassoulet for a while. 487 more words


Chicken Casserole

Chicken, balsam fir and citrus

One of the things we really enjoy about this book (so far) is that it sometimes seems like the ingredient lists will be easier to obtain than they are. 672 more words


Mire poix - What is it?

There is a secret to all great soups, and that is Mire poix (pronounced mi(ə)rˈpwä).  The words are French and they are the name of a French general Duc de Mirepoix (1699–1757).  723 more words


Cajun Beef Soup

We recently had something very similar to this in a restaurant and loved it, so I decided to try to recreate it at home. I used pre-cut beef and vegetables so it only took around 25 minutes to prep and cook. 170 more words