Category Archives: French

Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce. 4/24/20

Fancy dinner tonight! This meal is based on a dish from the now defunct Kenwood Grill in Sonoma Valley. It was always a great place to have lunch before or after wine tasting. Although the sauce calls for a lot … Continue reading

Posted in French, Healthy tips, pescatarian, rice, Shellfish, Vegetables | Tagged | Leave a comment

­čÉč A pretty, perfect, lunch (or dinner) 2/29/20

This is my second go at a Nicoise Salad. It is so colorful and a delight to eat. I subbed in black beans for a green vegetables and used spinach instead of traditional salad greens. John and I ate our … Continue reading

Posted in Easy, Eggs, Fish, French, Healthy tips, Legumes, Vegetables | Tagged | Leave a comment

­čŹĄ Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce. 2/22/20

Here is a dish that George Washington could have enjoyed on his birthday! A melange of finely diced vegetables (fennel, tomatoes, onions, garlic, celery, and bell pepper), herbs, and spices (thyme, oregano, bay leaf, saffron, cayenne and salt) are saut├ęed … Continue reading

Posted in French, rice, Shellfish, Vegetables | Tagged | 1 Comment

­čÉč. Salade Ni├žoise. 2/21/20

Salade Nicoise is a main course salad. ┬áMostly it is just an assembly of ┬ácomponent parts. I used the same pot of boiling water to cook the egg, blanch the snow peas, and boil the potatoes. I have a salad … Continue reading

Posted in Easy, Fish, French, Healthy tips, pescatarian, Recipes, Vegetables | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Easy, French, Mediterranean, Recipes, Vegetables | Tagged , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in French, rice, Shellfish, Vegetables | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Easy, French, Italian, leftovers, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian | Tagged , , | 1 Comment