Category Archives: French

Vichyssoise – a summer potato soup. 8/22/19

There are two components to tonight’s dinner, a Mediterranean salad and a French soup. There is some question as to whether vichyssoise is a French or American creation. Potato and leek soup served hot has been around in France since … Continue reading

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Shrimp in Pernod sauce. 7/30/09

Eek! I am falling behind! My sister is here to visit and I am so busy that I cannot find time to write. So, just quickly, I will report that on Tuesday we had this delicious dish. It has a … Continue reading

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More vegan summer fare. 6/25/19

I am a little late getting this posted today. My daughter and I spent the morning and early afternoon buying supplies for our Summer Solstice (Christmas in June) celebration. On Tuesday we had such a tasty summer vegan meal. I … Continue reading

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BFD (Breakfast for Dinner). 6/3/19

Today we had a little outing to Sonoma County Wine Country which is about one and a half hours away. Our plan is to pick up our wine club selections and treat ourselves to a nice lunch. There are not … Continue reading

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Shrimp and brown rice. 4/23/19

Yesterday I made a 9”x 9” glass oven-proof dish of brown rice using the oven method. It’s not as fast as using the Instant Pot but it turns out great rice every time. See end of post for instructions. I used … Continue reading

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Kenwood shrimp. 11/18/19

We have this dinner periodically when we feel like treating ourselves . The shrimp is bathed in a Pernod and white wine cream sauce and is flavored with a brunoise of vegetables and saffron. The recipe is in my post … Continue reading

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Shrimp in a white wine and Pernod cream sauce. 11/5/18

Here is a quick and tasty dinner. There is quite a bit of delicate chopping but luckily my son is on hand to do most of it. This is a restaurant quality dish. The recipe follows the picture. The Mixture … Continue reading

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