Tag Archives: Around my French Table

chicken couscous

No pictures today. Our internet connection has been acting up all week and the act of uploading a picture just seems to be too much. If our internet provider is listening… your days are numbered! But moving on. Dorie’s Poultry … Continue reading

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winter ceviche

In trying to figure out how to turn this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe into dinner, my mind wandered back to our recent post-Christmas trip to Miami. I love ceviche and my husband is a rather more recent convert. … Continue reading

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croquants

We lost my father-in-law last week. I’m not ready to start to losing parents. I know that it’s the logical order of things and all, but really, I’m just not ready. My oh-so mature reaction has been to call my … Continue reading

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spice-crusted monkfish with mango chatini

Our refrigerator is in a dire state these days. The prime problem seems to be that we have been away from home every weekend since we returned from the States. Which means that I’ve been trying to squeeze these French … Continue reading

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Curried mussels

To this day I remember my first pot of mussels. It was at Hopleaf Cafe in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood, an old favorite of mine when I lived in the city, which specializes in Belgian food and beer. I can’t even … Continue reading

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arman’s caviar in aspic

Phew, well, it’s done, the most dreaded recipe in the book. I feel somehow lighter. In 3+ years of cooking through Around my French Table with the French Fridays with Dorie crew, Arman’s Caviar in Aspic has always lurked in … Continue reading

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fish soup

When I was a child my mother had a rather strict clean plate rule, which meant no getting up from the dining room table until everyone had cleaned their plates. I sat through many university-worthy lectures on the poor starving … Continue reading

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