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Salmon Quiche

Nostalgic today, I was thinking about when Quiche Lorraine used to be the height of lunch elegance.   Maybe it still is.   Quiche Lorraine, a small salad and a chilled glass of Chablis.   Perfect. However, today I felt … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Piperade Tart

Today, 14th of July, is France’s national day and is the equivalent of our 4th of July. They celebrate with picnics, parades and fireworks.   I understand that some of the French are also trying to barbecue on that day ;) Piperade … Continue reading

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Jade’s Broccoli and Bleu D’Auvergne Flan

Jade is out of school for 2 weeks and thought she would like to work with another kind of French pastry.   Today she chose “pate brisee”, the equivalent of a short crust, to make this scrumptious broccoli, blue cheese flan. Bleu D’Auvergne … Continue reading

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Jade’s Leek and Gorgonzola Quiche

Every Wednesday Jade has a day off from school.  Today she was food gazing in my Saveur magazine and decided she would really like to make the leek and Gorgonzola quiche.  She’s really starting to be interested in cooking/eating and excited about … Continue reading

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Jade’s Mushroom Stuffed Brie and Charcuterie Platter

Invited to a birthday party this Sunday we decided to try out another French pastry, “pate brisee”, by making a baked brie wrapped in pastry or “brie en croute”.   When we unwrapped the prepackaged pastry, it appeared to be … Continue reading

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