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Valentine’s Dinner Chez Vous

Does a romantic dinner for two at home sound like fun this year? Don’t want to fight the crowds for a Valentine’s Day table? Cafe Presse has the solution! Café Presse St.-Valentine’s Take-Home Dinner for 2 Salade aux deux endives, … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Cooking Class

Hands-on Chicken Workshop What:  A hands-on workshop all about cooking chicken.  Each student will work with their own chicken to learn the basics, then divide up in pairs to actually practice three different cooking methods. When:     Three class … Continue reading

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November Cooking Class

Monday, look for a post with details about my next cooking class in November 2016…can you guess what the class topic will be?

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Its too hot to cook!

The weather forecast for this weekend in Seattle  calls for temperatures in the 90’s, which for a Seattle native feels like the Sahara (that’s right, we are hot weather wimps). Here’s our stay cool tip :  Instead of heating the … Continue reading

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Poulet au vin jaune

This recipe, which comes from the region of the Jura in the foothills of the Alps, is one of the marvels of French country cooking.  In France it is often made with the famous blue-footed chickens from nearby Bresse. Vin … Continue reading

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Poulet au vin jaune trial

Although I have cooked similar chicken dishes many times, I had until recently never actually cooked Poulet au Vin Jaune.  In fact, I had never even had the chance to tasted a real vin jaune from the Jura.  This may … Continue reading

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Have dinner “Chez Vous” on Valentine’s Day

Does a romantic dinner for two at home sound like a good idea this year? Don’t want to fight the crowds for a Valentine’s Day table? CAFE PRESSE HAS YOU COVERED! Café Presse St.-Valentine’s day Take Home Dinner for Two … Continue reading

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Chicken stock

This recipe for chicken stock differs from the classic method I learned for making stock during my time at the Ecole Ferrandi in Paris.  At Ferrandi, all the vegetables were carefully peeled and dices and the herbs and spices tied … Continue reading

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Poule au pot

Here is a photo of a very simple dinner we recently enjoyed:  poule au pot.  Not only is this one of the archetypical dishes of the southwest (remember the story of King Henry who promised “a chicken in every pot”?  … Continue reading

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Take Home Valentine’s Day dinner from Café Presse

Does a romantic dinner for two at home sound like a good idea this year? Don’t want to fight the crowds for a Valentine’s Day table? Café Presse St.-Valentine’s day Take Home Dinner for Two Menu Salade aux endives, au … Continue reading

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