Category Archives: Appetizers

French Fridays with Dorie: Leeks Vinaigrette with Mimosa

It’s wonderful to be cooking with a group of people again. So fun in fact I am looking around for another potential cookbook and group. While I’m not sure I could juggle two online groups, it’s very tempting. Having said … Continue reading

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French Fridays with Dorie: Quiche Maraichere

Confession time again: I ate the first piece of this vegetable filled quiche standing over the stove. My regular diet does not contain a lot of dairy, so the smell of creamy custard and melting Gruyere cheese was almost intoxicating. … Continue reading

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Cookbook Corner: Pickles and Preserves by Andrea Weigl

  After yesterday’s post where I mentioned the difficulty in finding sweet red pepper relish in local stores, I remembered that a few weeks ago I purchased a copy of Andrea Weigl’s “Pickles and Preserves” the newest in UNC Press’ Savor … Continue reading

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Eggplant “Tartine” with Tomatoes, Olives, and Cucumbers

French Fridays is making my transition back to blogging so easy.  This week is another simple dish using mostly ingredients that were on hand and two fresh from the garden, tomatoes and oregano. Dorie’s “tartine” in this case is not presented … Continue reading

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Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups

It’s not unusual in Kitchen Mayhem to find myself in the middle of cooking dinner, a dinner I’ve thought over, using a cookbook or ingredient to inspire, only to find that half the ingredients I need are not in the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Catch Up: Part 1 Italy Dinner

D and I were just standing side by side looking into the fridge, pointing to various leftover items, just to make sure we know what all was in there to eat. D: So let me get this straight, we have … Continue reading

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French Fridays with Dorie: Potato Chip Tortilla

I can still remember the first frittata I ever saw and ate: My friend/former co-worker Fulvio pulled a giant cast iron pan the size of a garbage can lid out of the oven which looked to be filled with a … Continue reading

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