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Le cours de cuisine numéro huit : apprenant du vin – Book list for wine lovers

“Just like becoming an expert in wine–you learn by drinking it, the best you can afford–you learn about great food by finding the best there is, whether simply or luxurious. The you savor it, analyze it, and discuss it with your companions, and you compare it with other experiences.” ~Julia Child “Wine is bottled poetry.”… Continue reading Le cours de cuisine numéro huit : apprenant du vin – Book list for wine lovers

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Cooking Class numéro quatre: Salmon en Papillote and Hollandaise sauce

It was Tuesday night.  Tuesday nights have always been nice and quiet, overall. Usually, I stay home, cook a nice dinner, and watch a little t.v. with my boys. It’s rather normal and uneventful, which is nice sometimes. That all changed four weeks ago. If you’ve been following my posts about cooking class at Edom… Continue reading Cooking Class numéro quatre: Salmon en Papillote and Hollandaise sauce

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Cooking Class numéro deux: Bouquet garni and book list for cooks and chefs

I pulled up to the homey, friendly Edom Bakery and Grill Tuesday night ten minutes early, as opposed to ten minutes late, like last week, when we had the torrential rains in East Texas.  Several of my classmates were already sitting around a table,  looking over notes and recipes Jackson had ready for us.  I… Continue reading Cooking Class numéro deux: Bouquet garni and book list for cooks and chefs