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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I am addicted to buying spice and spice blends the way some people are addicted to shopping at Sephora, acquiring LuLaRoe items, or drinking coffee. Or whatever.A huge section of my cupboard is dedicated to herbs and spices, from Adobo to Za’atar s...

I am addicted to buying spice and spice blends the way some people are addicted to shopping at Sephora, acquiring LuLaRoe items, or drinking coffee. Or whatever.A huge section of my cupboard is dedicated to herbs and spices, from Adobo to Za’atar s...

Yes, bland title. I know.It's been a slow year for this almost-12-year-old blog. I've been cooking a lot, but I haven't been terribly inspired.I make a lot of soups. Last winter it was a regular Thursday afternoon event: Chicken vegetable, tomato veg...

Tomato-Herb Butter

on Feb 19, 2017

The flavor of tomatoes brings the taste of summer back, even in mid winter.We had good luck with our tomatoes last year, and I froze several sandwich bags full for winter soups and stews.I've made tomato-vegetable soup, creamy tomato soup and chicken...

I first tasted Red Velvet Cake my senior year in high school at the home of a friend. Her mother was a whiz in the kitchen, and gatherings at her house were always fun and much anticipated. Each one was a culinary adventure.Sadly, I then entered a ve...

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...