Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tarte aux Trois Chocolats

Okay, I’m just learning French, so my translation of “Tart with Three Chocolates” may not be exactly correct.  What I do know is that I couldn’t find chocolate graham crackers anywhere in the Twin Cities.  I even emailed the Nabisco company asking if they would direct me to a grocer that carried them.  I never […]
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Meatloaf Muffins

No this post does not include a recipe for meatloaf muffins.  However, I had the pleasure of speaking with Michael Dane, the creator of the Meatloaf Muffins blog,  a  stand-up comedian and hopefully a soon-to-be cookbook author via telephone the other day.   Here’s the results of our interview.  He’s a hoot and even made me […]
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French Apple Tart

This tart totally reminds me of the Tarte aux Pommes in France that I have enjoyed.  They can be purchased from any number of patisserie cases in Paris, Provence and many shops in-between. Of course I had to figure out how to make it.  If I do say so myself, it’s darn near close to […]
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Restaurant l’Affable, Cannes

There’s rarely a opportunity missed to talk about food and France.  And, it really helps when I have reloaded my wallet with business cards.  The most recent occasion was a conversation with ER doctor at Abbott Hospital in the wee hours of the morning during a visit with Jon.  Jon’s fine and it gave us […]
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