Category Archives: French

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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A swing and a miss. 10/18/18

Sautéed cod with potatoes in a mussel-chorizo broth sounds pretty tasty. I found this recipe on the NYT Cooking site and the remarks said that the dish was an adaptation of one made by Eric Ripert, the famous NYC chef. … Continue reading

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Salade Niçoise. 7/26/18

It has been really hot for over a week now. I am attempting to find different dishes to make for dinner that will not heat up the kitchen. Today’s attempt, Salade Niçoise. This is more of an assemblage of various … Continue reading

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Pacific cod with mustard cream sauce. 7/24/18

I do not usually shop at Whole Foods because it is pretty expensive but today I am glad I did. In the fresh fish case we find some really nice looking Pacific cod. We turn around to the frozen case … Continue reading

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