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A Tale of Two Cookies

Hello again!  You probably assumed I was defeated by The Bouchon Bakery cookbook and had given up on the self inflicted challenge of navigating my way through it, one recipe at a time.   448 more words


Late Summer Jam

In a rare bout of domesticity I picked a bucket of figs from the tree, opened Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc at Home, and set about making fig and balsamic jam. 168 more words



I love brunch. I also don’t go to brunch very often. Brunch usually requires a lot of work either getting up at the crack or waiting in a horrendous line, so when I actually get to that brunch table, it always feels special. 46 more words


Lobster Poached in Beurre Monte or Cook Like Thomas Keller -- I did!

Recently I was asked to prepare an elaborate menu for a very special birthday dinner of which one course was lobster tail.  I thought of piggy backing lobster tail and serving with a compound butter but that seemed rather been there, done that.  797 more words

Beurre Monte

Day 5: St. Helena and Yountville

To the delight of our taste buds, the last 2 days of our journey included not only some great tasting wines, but some amazing culinary experiences as well.  590 more words

Pickled Rainier Cherries

I’ve had an interesting two weeks!  The night before my had surgery (#7) I was up all night cooking.  I was determined to eat well during my recovery.   772 more words


Thomas Keller's Chicken Pot Pie [RECIPE]

I love chicken pot pie. It is classic American cuisine. Pot pie screams down-home comfort food. Up until last night if you would have asked me who makes the best chicken pot pie I would have said Costco. 1,330 more words