Category Archives: French Food

Pain de Mie

Last week I used up the last of the white bread and, rather than purchase more, I decided to make Pain de Mie. I love Pain de Mie.  It is made in a lidded bread pan that delivers a squared … Continue reading

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Bouillabaisse Tonight!

Tonight I am making Bouillabaisse for dinner.  Last week requested Cioppino for his birthday dinner and it got me thinking about how much I’ve missed Bouillabaisse.  I started making Cioppino after my first trip to San Francisco and Bouillabaisse has … Continue reading

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Another New Toy!

As the Corona virus continues to hold this country hostage, Albuquerque is no different than any other place in the US when it comes to finding non-latex gloves and hand sanitizer.  Theses days you can’t even find the hydrogen peroxide … Continue reading

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It’s All About Adapting!

Last week I decided to go through my cookbooks to determine what to have for dinner this past week.  I was frankly tired of the usual winter options and wanted to bring a couple of new dishes to the table, … Continue reading

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This is how you shop in Paris

My husband I recently returned from a week in Paris; a birthday gift from my sister. We stayed in a fabulous apartment in the 7 arrondissement, just two blocks from the Eiffel Tower. Anyone who knows me or has ever … Continue reading

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Restaurant Week(s) in New Mexico

Restaurant Week in New Mexico is underway!  For three wonderful weeks one can experience some of the greatest food in New Mexico.  Best of all, you can reach all of these restaurants from the Sandhill Crane  – tho the Taos … Continue reading

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In Honor of My Sister

Anyone who knows my sister, Linda,  knows she loves France, or more accurately, Paris, France. And while I only dream of dining in Paris she has done it on several occasions. But I love to indulge in French cooking.  French … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Appetizers and Soup

I won’t be sharing all the courses I made on News Years Eve: if you really want an omitted recipe you can email.  I’m going to share the courses that were really good or started as one thing and morphed into … Continue reading

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The Tradition Continues

Looking back I find it hard to believe that I have been doing a multi-course New Years Eve Dinner for over 35 years!  Sometimes it has been for friends, sometimes family and sometimes just George and I.  For the last … Continue reading

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Horsey Horsey

Today has been a busy day.  One filled with caring for guests, volunteer activities and preparing for check – ins. I started the morning with breakfast for a guest who need an early start to the day. Today was a … Continue reading

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