The reindeer dropped off the December (and first week of January) lineup late last night. They must have dropped the note down the chimney because I found it in the fireplace. “Dear Doristas (and Trevor): We think you’ll enjoy the following choices for December. Feel free to leave us samples by the hearth on Christmas […]
Good Evening, Doristas & Trevor, We’ve just had a Text from the North Pole that Santa Claus and Mrs. Santa Claus want to choose our December recipes. Both Betsy and I gave the Elves our approval about this idea. Betsy is awaiting North Pole notification of the Claus’ choices and will post as soon as […]
This week’s challenge seemed to present some challenges. Hopefully it was worth the trouble and you enjoyed the storzapretis. Leave your links here!
From both Liz’s and Mardi’s posts on Facebook, this looks like a challenging week. I hope Mardi and Liz will re-post their suggestions here so those of us who do not belong to Facebook can read also. Anyone with suggestions, questions, or advice, please do so here. For those of you enduring the cold, snowy, […]
Were you able to find kumquats? How did you enjoy the final AMFT variation on seared duck breasts? Which was your favorite of the three (honey-glazed, peaches, or kumquats)? Leave your links here. Quack!
Sooooo, I already have a problem. No kumquats. Per Kathy, I will try to look for preserved kumquats. However, we have a huge snowstorm coming in today so I might not be able to get to Whole Foods and more exotic speciality food stores down valley. Any suggestions for a substitution? If any of you […]
It’s hard to believe, but we are about to enter the final holiday season of cooking through Around My French Table! For the past two years, Alice (from A Mama, Baby & Shar-Pei in the Kitchen) has organized a Christmas Card Exchange for anyone who would like to participate from the FFWD group. It has […]
Since we’ve rallied around the Jerusalem Artichoke last month, maybe you won’t have any problems, questions, concerns, observations or technique clues. But, if you do, just leave your comments here. Have a good week everyone.
Vote for November Recipes (choose 3) -- poll closes 10/22
- Storzapretis (p376) (73%, 11 Votes)
- Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Parsley Coulis (p76) (60%, 9 Votes)
- Pan-seared Duck Breasts with Kumquats (p232) (53%, 8 Votes)
- Pork Roast with Mangoes and Lychees (p278) (40%, 6 Votes)
- Sardine Escabeche (p188) (27%, 4 Votes)
- Cabbage and foie gras bundles (p193) (27%, 4 Votes)
Total Voters: 15
November 7, 2014: Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Parsley Coulis (p76)
November 14, 2014: Pan-seared Duck Breasts with Kumquats (p232)
November 21, 2014: Storzapretis (p376)
November 28, 2014: Béatrix’s Red Kuri Soup (p78)