Gougères

Gougères are a French Pastry that is basically a savory choux puff pastry. They are light and airy, reminiscent of a cream puff. Serve warm with a meal, cut them open and fill with more cheese, ham, chicken, tuna salad to make a delightful appetizer! These can also be served at room temperature and pair…

Cheese Steak and Homemade French Fries

  This is really quite an easy meal, I blogged it for the fries because I have always been a bit intimidated by making them without a fryer.  No more being anxious to do it now.  These are the best fries I have ever plated myself. Cheese steak and fries are a classic combination.  You can…

Thanksgiving Menu

So there you have it, my Thanksgiving menu for this year!  I thought it would be cool to print one out for each table setting as a nice decoration.  Came out better than expected.  Very inexpensive idea to create an elegant table setting! I forgot to add the ham. Going to have to do the…

Duck Confit Canapes

So on one of my Husbands trips to France, he came back with this can of Confit De Canard!  He handed it to me with a big smile and said make something with this, just like on chopped! I love that he thinks about me, and understands me so well. So I have been holding…

Fricassee De Poulet A L’Ancienne

What a comforting meal to make for your family, I changed it up a little bit by serving it over a potato puree.  I thought the presentation on this was insufficient, but the taste was phenomenal! It is actually an easy meal to compose and not all that much time spent assembling it.  I would…