Monthly Archives: November 2012

beef cheek daube

The butcher shops here in Germany, actually, from what I have seen, in Europe in general, are not for the faint of heart. There are animal parts in the display case at my local butcher which I have yet to … Continue reading

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herbed olives

Good grief, is it really Friday already? I honestly forgot until I logged onto Facebook today and saw that my fellow Doristas were starting to post this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Herbed Olives, and thought, crap!, better get … Continue reading

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goat cheese puffs

I’m posting from Amsterdam this week and feel obliged to take a moment to extol¬†the virtues of this city. For anyone out there who still associates Amsterdam only with marijuana¬†and red lights, I urge you to look again. Amsterdam has … Continue reading

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top-secret chocolate mousse

Chocolate Mousse is one of my very favorite desserts to serve for a dinner party. It has so many things going for it. First, it’s a crowd pleaser, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like chocolate mousse. Second, it has … Continue reading

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mushroom and shallot quiche

Better late than never right? Well, I certainly hope so, because after accidentally buying the wrong chocolate, things aren’t looking too good for this week’s mousse recipe either. In any case, last week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe was Mushroom … Continue reading

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