Monthly Archives: June 2012

Almond Cake with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

gâteau aux amandes, compote de fraises et de rhubarbe Yes please. Originally I was going to make this for Mark’s birthday, but the Foster house was stricken with a virus that left us sweaty heaps Memorial Day Weekend- so we … Continue reading

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Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus with prosciutto, fried bread, poached egg, and aged balsamic vinegar The last dish that Kathy and I made together was this lovely thing.  The most thrilling part of this dish (aside from the taste and the beautiful plating) was … Continue reading

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Leek Bread Pudding

I have been eyeing this recipe since the first time I cracked open the Ad Hoc cookbook.  It is photographed beautifully which makes it nearly irresistible to want to try.  And really- why fight it?  Who doesn’t love a savory … Continue reading

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Simple Roast Chicken… again

Thomas Keller Simple Roast Chicken. We saw it here, and here, and now on this post.  For anyone who reads this, if you have not yet tried this recipe… you need to.  It is easy as pie, delicious, and the … Continue reading

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Crispy Frogs’ Legs

Cuisses de Grenouille Croquantes– from Bouchon When this club started, I was hoping to be able to stretch myself in the kitchen.  Try new things.  Attempt new techniques.  Surround myself with home cooks. Today, I did all of these things. When … Continue reading

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