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Monarch Sugar Cookies

Monarch Sugar Cookies

Monarch Migration    Pepé and I made these Monarch Sugar Cookies in honor of the monarch butterflies that we watched metamorphose from caterpillar, to chrysalis, to fully fledged butterfly. You can read the full story by following this link, which includes a time lapse video […]

BLT Salad with Homemade Croûtons

BLT Salad with Homemade Croûtons

You know whats better than a BLT Sandwich?   A BLT Salad with these homemade croûtons. So, Pepé is wondering why I’m cutting the bread into small cubes. He said, “Are you planning on making a bunch of teeny tiny BLT sandwiches?” I said, “No, […]

Chanterelle Duxelles

Chanterelle Duxelles

How to pronounce duxelles Now I’ve been making duxelles for years, but evidently I’ve been saying it wrong all this time. Pepé has just informed me that he will be walking out of the kitchen if I don’t start saying it correctly. I guess it […]

Chanterelle & Saffron Risotto with Seared Scallops

Chanterelle & Saffron Risotto with Seared Scallops

Chanterelles are a fabulous foraged food     We have foraged many fabulous foods from our forest for sure, but the chanterelles are probably our favorite. We didn’t even know what chanterelles were before we bought our house many years ago, but thank the heavens […]


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