Monthly Archives: May 2016

Chocolate Tart with Orange Cookie Crust

I had two packages of Swedish orange cookies in my pantry long enough to be weary of staring at them. Knowing that chocolate and orange make a classic pairing, I gambled that a chocolate tart with an orange cookie crust would be a winner. Butter is a key ingredient in this crust and since I […]
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Spring Pea Soup Shooters

When I tell friends that I rarely make a recipe more than once, I’m not kidding.  The last time I made this delightful taste of spring was in 2008. I thought it was time to make it again. At a party, it’s fun served cold in shot glasses with a little crème fraîche floating on top. […]
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Caramelized Onion and Gruyère Quiche

I was recently in Paris scouting out places to take students on a culinary tour to the City of Lights (stay tuned). During the trip I wanted something a little more substantial than just a pain au chocolat for my le petit déjeuner. Okay, so I had a pain au chocolat and a slice of […]
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