LYL: Béatrix’s Red Kuri Soup

We hope everyone who celebrates the holiday had a delicious Thanksgiving.   Did you find the elusive red kuri squash?  How did your soup turn out?  Did you serve Béatrix’s Soup for Thanksgiving? Leave your links here to let us know.  

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December Schedule (Santa’s Choices)

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 […]

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ALERT: Santa is making the December Picks

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 […]

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LYL: storzapretis

This week’s challenge seemed to present some challenges.  Hopefully it was worth the trouble and you enjoyed the storzapretis.  Leave your links here!

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P&Q: Storzapretis

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, […]

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LYL: pan-seared duck breasts with kumquats

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!

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P&Q: Pan-seared Duck Breasts with Kumquats

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 […]

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LYL: Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Parsley Coulis

Now that we’re all friends with the Jerusalem artichoke, we get to play it with again.  How is it as soup?  And what about that parsley coulis?  Leave your links here!

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FFWD Christmas Card & Recipe Exchange 2014

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 […]

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P&Q: Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Parsley Coulis

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.

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