Our Easter

Our Easter

After attending church Saturday night, we celebrated Easter yesterday with my parents, my husband’s family, and a very good friend. I was so happy to get the chance to cook in my mom’s beautiful kitchen and spend the day preparing food with her. We ended the day on the front lawn playing duck-duck-goose with glitter … Continue reading

Easy and Delicious Roast Beef

Easy and Delicious Roast Beef

I have gotten a little behind on my posts from cooking class. The duck confit from Poultry night took a week to finish, and I have been busy planning Easter dinner and enjoying spring break with my kids. We gathered with some friends in our driveway last night to let the kids play, and the … Continue reading

Making Duck Confit

Making Duck Confit

Did you think I disappeared? I know you didn’t think I stopped cooking…that would be crazy! Two weeks ago we had poultry night. When Duck Confit was explained to our class at L’Academie de Cuisine, I immediately wanted to make it. I knew it would be challenging and time consuming, but it just seemed like one … Continue reading

Making Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

Making Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

I love you Eggs Benedict. I love you in all your varieties. I love you with your traditional Canadian bacon. I love you with smoked salmon, tomatoes and bacon, and crab cakes. I love your oozy poached eggs and your lemony hollandaise sauce. I love your english muffin, but I’ll take you on a biscuit, too. This … Continue reading

How to Make Gnocchi

How to Make Gnocchi

My family has a history with gnocchi. We lived in Italy for two years when I was younger. While there, my parents took a cooking class from an Italian women named Miriam. The class was in Miriam’s kitchen where they would watch Miriam cook, practice, and most importantly…eat. The class they still talk about was … Continue reading