French Kitchen in America

Blog URL:http://www.frenchkitcheninamerica.com
Blog Tags:families, chef, food, Paris, Frace, travel
Location:Wisconsin

A chef's daughter dishes on family, food and France.



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It appears that no matter what happens on Election Night, we are in for a bumpy ride.Fasten your seatbelts. Better yet, take refuge in the kitchen. That is what I plan to do.We've got our Election Night menu in place. Finger foods. Crunchy things. Co...

One of the things I love about community markets, no matter the location, is that they always yield a few surprises.I've gone shopping for asparagus and ended up with whisk brooms. I've searched for zucchini and discovered far-more-exotic red celery...

I have been making soup every week since cold weather set in. Any time we have leftover bones or carcasses, I begin a soup stock that sometimes takes two days to make; it's rich and savory and serves as the basis for a variety of soup recipes.Homemad...

Purslane in all its glory on my deck.Although the Upper Great Lakes escaped last weekend's behemoth snow fall, it's snowing now and just below freezing, which means whatever accumulation we get will be heavy. In other words, not much fun to shovel to...

A local park in early October.Early fall farm market sign.Saturday in October, downtown building.Side yard on a Monday morning.Posted by M.D. Johns...

Apple chunks, raisins, walnuts and a topping of sharp cheddar add a taste of autumn.Last fall I was couch ridden, thanks to a painful leg injury. After several months of physical therapy followed by almost-daily workouts, I ventured into the kit...

We harvested dozens of green tomatoes this week, but still have a few pole beans on the vine. There's one tiny eggplant left.No hard freeze yet and its already the middle of October. The leaves are turning slowly this year and all signs point to a lo...