Category Archives: French Fridays with Dorie

French Fridays with Doire: Chicken Tagine with Sweet Potatoes and Prunes

  Last week the Dorsita’s participated in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, which is all about getting children excited about real food. Turns out that people who cook their own food eat healthier and kids who help choose, grow and … Continue reading

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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: Green as Spring Veal Stew

I had already planned to make a smaller version of this week’s French Fridays recipe. We still have leftovers from Easter to polish off, so while the stew would be a nice break from finding creative uses for ham, a … Continue reading

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French Fridays with Dorie: Baby Bok Choy, Sugar Snaps, and Garlic En Papillote

  This week’s French Friday recipe is a simple steamed vegetable combination of bok choy, snap peas, and spring onions that Dorie describes as having a “Europe-in-the-spring accent” rather than the oft used Asian flavors of soy and ginger. It’s … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: A Weekly Wrap-up and Blogs to Explore

Its been a long weekend of gardening and for the first time in the last two weeks I missed posting yesterday and hardly cooked a thing the past few days, so I’m scrambling a bit for posts this week. For … 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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Spiced Peartini

Inspired by Trevor’s suggestion to use the poaching liquid from the spice poached pears in a drink, I present to you The Spiced Peartini. 2 shots of homemade pear “vodka” 1/2 shot, more or less, of spiced pear poaching reduction … Continue reading

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