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A Tale of Five Sauces...

Originally posted in September 2014

I went to watch a very cute movie the other night, From Bombay to Paris, about an Indian restaurateur family who end up moving to France & setting up their Indian restaurant in the middle of the French countryside, across the street from a Michelin Star restaurant no less (albeit just the one star).   442 more words


Mirepoix Shortcut

I’m a huge fan of making homemade soups. They’re easy to take to work for lunch and are handy to have in the freezer for a quick dinner when you’ve been working late. 382 more words


Homemade Turkey Soup

There must be hundreds of turkey soup recipes floating out there to help use up your leftovers from Thanksgiving. This is the first time I ever made by own turkey stock, as I usually just use a carton of chicken broth.   454 more words

Quick & Easy

Turkey Risotto

Take out that turkey carcass from your freezer, gather up those leftover vegetables, and start a stock. You will have to break the carcass in half to put it in a pot; roughly chop onion, celery, and carrots, reserving some for the risotto. 54 more words


More From France: Cathedrale Saint Maurice, Mirepoix

Just steps away from the hustle and bustle of the Monday market in Mirepoix is the Cathedrale Saint Maurice. Opening the scarred wooden doors, you step into the 14th century. 69 more words


Famous Hand Model Split Pea Soup

Here in America, next weekend marks the end of Daylight Saving Time.  Why we still do this is a topic of endless debate; frankly I think the entire world should be on one global time zone anyway, but early Sunday morning, most of us will dutifully… 573 more words



The word for today is Roast;

A properly roasted meat should be tender , juicy and evenly cooked to the appropriate degree of doneness . Should have a pleasant appearance when whole as well as when you sliced and plate it. 305 more words