Provencal Beef Stew

I first saw this recipe on a blog I follow but it is adapted from Cooking Light Magazine.  I really loved that it was served over egg noodles (I love egg noodles!) and it sounded so homey and comforting during the long winter months.  I tried this recipe out on my kids (my usual unsuspecting […]

Panko Crusted Salmon and Warm French Lentils

It’s been a long hiatus since I last blogged about food.  To be honest, I haven’t been upright for more than 8 weeks so the thought of cooking and food in general has not been appetizing (very sad for a foodie).  My kids have watched more than their half hour allotment of television and the […]

Birthday Dinner

Today my hubby is thirty-five. That’s old, right?  It seems old.  What is worse is that I’m not that far behind.  <Shudder>  My mom reminded me tonight that in a few years, I’ll be forty.  Thanks, mom. My husband has been asking me to make beef bourguignon for several years now but I have never […]

In Honor of Julia

I recently got a copy of Mastering the Art of French Cooking with the hopes of going through the cookbook and preparing each recipe much like the character of Julie did in the movie Julie and Julia. But with a toddler, that dream seems a little difficult to attain. I love this recipe for creme […]

We’ll Always Have Paris!

In April, 2006 my hubby surprised me with a week long trip to Paris (and not Paris, Texas!). It was everything I had dreamed it would be and so much more. The French are known for their food but we opted not to eat at fancy restaurants because of the price. One of our favorite […]