January Chicken Pot-au-feu

The chickens are on my list lately.  Not only have the bold,  bad things been making raids on the kitchen, strewing the contents of the piggie bucket all over the place and devouring the cat kibbles,  but they have also been getting into the garden.  When I see them,  plump and nonplussed with bulging crops,…

DARNE DE SAUMON A LA MAITRE D’HOTEL: French Grilled Salmon

  For my birthday recently my mom bought a whole premium Scottish salmon from Northwest Seafood.  We brought some of it home to try out this delicious grilled salmon recipe in La Cuisine.  It’s simple, rich, and delicious.   Usually I re-write the recipes to be in a more modern format, but this recipe is…

FRICASSEÉ DE POULET: Chicken Fricassee

This chicken recipe wasn’t too involved…if you don’t mind quartering a chicken, and taking several steps during the cooking.  So yeah, it wasn’t the easiest recipe by any means….but it was really, really good.  The flavors were just excellent, and you have a chicken frame to put into broth afterwards, so it’s a budget-stretcher as…