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The olive oils of Provence

Olive oil has always been the basis of Mediterranean cuisine : Tapenade, aioli, or pistou, broiled fish and bell peppers, marinades, or simply tomato salad with mozzarella – all these dishes would be inconceivable without olive oil. 365 more words

Provencal Ways To Vacation

Juicy Leg of Lamb

Seasoned with rosemary, thyme, peppercorn and red-chile flakes, this perfectly cooked lamb was done excellently by Sultan (with a little help from Esquire’s Eat Like a Man  81 more words

Karl’s Red Pepper Tapenade II

Jan requested fresh crackers for her dinner with her friends. While they are good all by themselves—“Crack”ers, as Jan calls them—I thought I would add a spread for them while my diners waited for me to finish the other dishes. 234 more words


Wine Pairing Challenge: Muffaletta

Snow fell from the skies above Washington, DC last night.  The Federal Government was closed.  Everything was closed, really.  We have a mammoth 4 inches of snow here at Casa Armchair Sommelier, which is enough to shutter schools for at… 490 more words



I thought Tapenade was Greek, which just shows the depth of my culinary ignorance because it’s actually from Provencal. 182 more words

Grain Free

Fresh Tapenade

YUM!  The fresh ingredients pictured are all that goes into this delicious spread!!  If you’re in need of something to jazz up your sandwiches lately or are on the prowl for flavorful but not heavy hors ‘devours over the long weekend, this easy tapenade will get the job done. 164 more words

Food Photography

Lamb, Feta, and Mint Burgers with Sweet Potato Hummus

These scrumptious burgers are brought to you by none other than CSA share numero cinco – particularly, the ground lamb, the fresh mint, and the bonita sweet potatoes. 306 more words