Archive for August, 2018

Et un tiramisu, un !

Même si Marti sonne un peu italien, il est originaire plutôt de notre joli Seeland (avec l’accent suisse allemand 12). Mais qu’importe : comme vous l’aurez remarqué sur ce blog, j’aime la cuisine italienne. Pour sa simplicité (disons que cela…

Insignia Refrigerator Giveaway

Not a review, just a giveaway featuring Insignia Refrigerator! – jaden

Refrigerate leftovers or freeze your family’s favorites with this Insignia freezer and refrigerator combo. The 9.9 cubic feet of space includes door storage, adjustable shelves and a convenient top-mount freezer,…

Tomato and Burrata Salad with Prosciutto

Tomato and Burrata Salad with Prosciutto

Let’s have a final summer fling with this Tomato and Burrata Salad with Prosciutto. I threw in the greens and prosciutto to give the classic tomato salad a little more heft and substance. Sure you can skip the prosciutto but…

Soupe de pêches de vigne

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Bientôt la fin de l’été mais ça n’en est pas pourtant un période triste… je veux parler gustativement parlant ! Les pêches de vigne ont fait leur apparition, les mirabelles, les prunes, les poires, de quoi renouveller les recettes. On…

Scallops with Apricot Sauce

I was sent a lovely note from blog reader, Carol, requesting a recipe for scallops with a lovely fruity sauce. It’s a dish from Blackfin Bistro, a restaurant in Key West, but sadly they no longer have it on the…

gimme the tomatoes

Recipe: slow-roasted tomatoes The time has come to move on. Hope can only fuel you for so long and so far before you accept the raw and naked truth – the mushrooms were not to be this summer. I actually…

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Ka Gai)

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Thai Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Ka Gai Recipe)

When I was in Los Angeles a few years ago, I stopped by the now-closed (sniff sniff) The Cook’s Library Bookstore and picked up a copy of apples-for-jamTessa Kiros’ Apples For Jam, A…

Applesauce Galette

The Applesauce Galette is the comfy-jeans and t-shirt of the pie/tart world. It’s all the flavor of a pie’s great crust and fruit filling, but is rustic and stylishly unkept in it’s presentation. I went the extra mile to fan…

Carnitas

What to do when people call you thirty minutes before you’ve invited them for dinner? It’s something I don’t understand. If you’re anything like me, during those precious few minutes before everyone arrives you’re racing around (probably not entirely dressed…)…

Birthday Brunching

Birthday Brunching

**This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Capital One®. I’m so happy to be partnering with Capital One. They are introducing their brand new Savor® credit card to help make dinners like my latest Girls Night Out with my…

Apple Watch Giveaway

 

Over the past 5 years, we’ve given away iPads, iPad Minis and Apple Watches. This post is sponsored by Steamy Kitchen!

This year, our winners of Apple Watch:

  • Cory Engel 8/23/18
  • Peggy Hill 5/18/18
  • Kristy Lines 2/22/18

It’s our way of saying thank you for being a loyal…

Quelques idées malignes pour avoir des ustensiles de cuisine à portée de main

Avec un ustensile de moins, il est possible que toute la recette soit gâchée. Mais rassurez-vous, il est possible de remédier à ce petit problème. Que vous soyez dans une location de vacance, dans votre camping ou même chez vous,…

French Blueberry Lemon Curd Tarts

Blueberry Lemon Tart Flatlay

Hope you have been enjoying your summer! This French blueberry lemon curd tart is an updated version of one of my favorite tart combos: buttery French-style lemon curd with fresh dark berries. The very first time I made this was…

Salted Butter Caramel Sauce

This is my favorite, go-to salted butter caramel sauce. There are no real tricks or fancy techniques. And while staying in friend’s houses, I realized I didn’t have my usual arsenal of equipment so was limited in what I could…

Cusibox 68oz Professional Blender Review & Giveaway

This is a Cusibox Blender Review, including both PROs and CONs. – jaden

Cusibox Blender Review

The Cusibox professional blender features a 1,450 watt motor and a 68-ounce capacity container. It is sold by Tobox, a retailer who has direct relationships with…