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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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...

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...