Tag Archives: French

Nutella Madeleine Volcanoes

Nutella Madeleine Volcanoes

ShareTweet It’s been a while since I’ve shared a Nutella recipe, a mysterious omission considering that we always have two jars of Nutella in our cabinet. One jar would just be too close to possibly running out. We fold Nutella in hot chocolate, roll it up in hot Nutella sponge cake, and hide it awayContinue Reading

Sweet and Crumbly Sables: a Grown Up Sugar Cookies for the Entire Family

Sweet and Crumbly Sables: a Grown Up Sugar Cookies for the Entire Family

ShareTweet My kids are suckers for sugar cookies in pretty shapes. We buy them, we make them, but they don’t give me the same thrill as my children. When it comes to sugar cookies, my heart belongs to the French sugar cookie: le Sablé (pron: sablay). Sable is the French word for sand, a referenceContinue Reading

A Beautiful Fish Deserves a Little Beurre Blanc

A Beautiful Fish Deserves a Little Beurre Blanc

ShareTweet I felt a little funny on the evening of August 27, 2011. “Maybe,” I told my husband, “maybe going on a  fishing charter the next day was a little aggressive considering how pregnant I was.” It took a little more convincing, the man really likes his fishing, but he eventually agreed to call theContinue Reading

In Honor of National Pi Day: Shortcut Peach Tarte Tatin

In Honor of National Pi Day: Shortcut Peach Tarte Tatin

ShareTweet Today is National PI Day, which pretty much takes the cake (ha!) for random national holidays. The fun factor of anything involving pie definitely overcomes the randomness factor and makes it definitely worth celebrating by making, buying, giving, and eating lots of pie. National Pi Day is tied with World Nutella Day in myContinue Reading

Ancho Chili and Tomato Goat Cheese Souffle for a Light Summer Dinner

Ancho Chili and Tomato Goat Cheese Souffle for a Light Summer Dinner

ShareTweet When people think of souffles, they usually picture dessert souffles, lighter than air chocolate concoctions that just melt in your mouth like a silken kiss. Savory souffles don’t get nearly enough attention and praise. In the summer, when even lifting a fork seems like too much effort, a cheese souffle paired with a niceContinue Reading