Herbes De Provence

Ingredients: 1/2 cup dried marjoram1/2 cup dried garlic1/2 cup dried oregano1/2 cup dried basil1/3 cup dried thyme1/8 cup dried rosemary1/8 cup dried sage1/4 cup lavender1 tablespoon dried chives2 bay leaves, crumbled fine Directions: Remove tough stems from all the herbs and discard or save for a fire place or smoking foods.Crumble and mix all...

Madeleines

Ingredients: 3/4 cup flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder2 large eggs1/2 cup sugar2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest2 teaspoons vanilla extract5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled Directions: Butter and flour a madeleine pan with 12 cavities.In a small bowl, combine the flour and baking powder. Set aside.In the bowl of an electric mixer, whisk the...

Lightly Peppered Strawberries

Ingredients: 1 pint strawberries1 teaspoon white pepper2 tablespoons powdered sugar1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped Directions: Hull the strawberries, cut them in half and put into a bowl. Sprinkle with pepper, sugar and finely chopped mint. Toss gently and let sit for 1 hour at room temperature. Toss again after 1/2 hour.Serve sprinkled with a...

Chambord Truffle

Ingredients: 3/4 ounce vanilla vodka3/4 ounce Creme de Cacao3/4 ounce Chambord raspberry liquor Directions: Pour all ingredients into a shaker over ice.Chill.Strain into shot glass. Servings: 1 Time preparation: 5 min. Time total: 5 min. Favorite...

Fondue

Ingredients: 250 g comte cheese250 g beaufort cheese250 g emmenthaler cheese250 g Appenzeller cheese ( or any other Swiss Cheese)2 glasses white wine ( Sylvaner, Riesling, or Savoie)1 garlic cloves1 pinch nutmeg1 pinch pepperbread, for dipping Directions: Crush garlic in saucepan and rub on sides of the pan.Pour in the white wine.Add the cut...

Country Pate Gourmet Group

Ingredients: Pam cooking spray3/4 cup dried cranberries1 eggs, beaten1/2 cup shallots1/2 cup chopped pistachios1/3 cup port wine1/4 cup half-and-half1 lb chicken livers1/2 cup fine dry breadcrumbs1 teaspoon dried sage2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon fresh coarse ground black pepper2 garlic cloves, minced1 lb lean ground beef1 lb ground lean pork Directions: Heat oven to 350-degrees. Lightly...

French Cabbage Salad

Ingredients: 1 cabbage, shredded1/4 lb bacon2 cups onions, chopped1 garlic cloves, chopped1/2 cup tarragon white wine vinegar Directions: Cut the bacon into tiny bits, fry it in a big deep frying pan when crisp remove bacon to a bowl.Cut up the onion and garlic and fry them in the bacon fat.When they are brown,...

Tomato, Chevre and Green Bean Salad

Ingredients: 1 onions, diced2 tablespoons red wine vinegar14 ounces thin green beans14 basil leaves, chopped10 mint leaves, chopped4 tomatoes, cut into 6 slices each ( 24 slices)4 ounces goat cheese, cut into 20 slices8 oil-cured black olives, pitted and choppedsaltpepperolive oilred wine vinegar Directions: Combine onion and 2 tablespoons vinegar in a small bowl...

Spinach Timbale

Ingredients: 25 g butter ( 1 oz)1 onions, finely chopped900 g spinach, washed and roughly chopped ( 2 lb)150 ml milk ( 1/4 pint)150 ml cream ( 1/4 pint)4 eggs50 g gruyere cheese, grated ( 2 oz)50 g fresh breadcrumbs ( 2 oz)1 pinch nutmegsaltpeppertomatoes ( to garnish) Directions: Pre heat oven to 180...