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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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New poultry inspection rules at Dept of Agriculture

According to a July 31, 2014 article in the New York Times, the US Department of Agriculture has just released new rules for inspections during processing of poultry.  Couple o’ highlights: 1)  Poultry processing plants will now be responsible for … Continue reading

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Le Pichet new dishes

Last week, Le Pichet executive chef Jack Spiess added new dishes to the menu that make use of the wonderful spring product that is beginning to arrive.  Look for green garlic, scallions, ramps, asparagus and more.  Check out these photos … Continue reading

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Winter Dishes at Le Pichet

Thought you might like to see a few photos of the Winter dishes recently added to the Le Piche menu by Chef de Cuisine Jack Spiess.  Enjoy.

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