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Seared Foie Gras over Creamed Corn, Pea Shoots, Shoestring Duck Fries & Glazed Balsamic

I always prepare foie gras the same way, with caramelized apples, so this time for Trav’s birthday, I wanted to try something different and here’s what I came up with. 440 more words

Jeannie's Favs

Foie Gras Torchon with Amarena cherries & Marcona almonds

foie gras truly is orgasmically good. i’m sure our neighbors were…curious…

anyway, this was the first course for Trav’s birthday dinner and what a fabulous way to start off the birthday celebration! 84 more words


Duck Confit

Canned duck confit is a really great substitute if you don’t have time/means to make it yourself.  It’s easier and quality isn’t compromised when getting canned duck confit. 252 more words


Lentilles du Puy

I love lentils and lentilles du Puy are the crème de la crème of lentils.  My French host mom introduced me to this amazing grain and she often served them with duck confit. 245 more words


Braised Kale Bruschetta with Burrata, Himalayan Pink Sea Salt and Olive Oil

A few weeks ago, our good friends, Serena and Kevin, invited us to enjoy some lovely pool time.  On our way back home to the city, we had lunch at Santana Row.   191 more words


Moroccan Pickled Beets

a friend I met through book club (read about our awesome book club here!) started pickling and a pickling blog.  i looooove pickles. how can i not? 211 more words


Grilled Calamari Lime Zest Salad with Chicharrones

awhile ago we went to dinner at Don Pisto’s with our good friends, Brooke and Matt.  They had a new appetizer – wild Monterey Calamari… 253 more words