Today, we’re featuring a hearty pasta dish perfect for a get together with friends or to enjoy as a quick family dinner. This is the French version of the classic Italian pasta carbonara. The real Italian pasta carbonara does not include cream however most pasta carbonara dishes in France will include some crème fraîche — […]
French Kitchen Classic: Scallops in Cream Sauce
Today, we are presenting a French Kitchen Classic: Coquilles Saint Jacques à la Crème (Scallops in Cream Sauce). This is one of multiple delicious dishes done with scallops in France — a beloved seafood. When in season, one can buy the scallops in their shell at the fish market or even better pick them up during a Sunday […]
French Kitchen: Homemade Apple Compote
Apple compote (apple sauce) makes a wonderful low calorie dessert. It is also a great way to use apples that have “aged” a bit and are not quite crispy enough to eat as is. Below is a quick recipe with only 3 ingredients. Enjoy and bon appétit!!! Apple Compote (Compote de Pommes) INGREDIENTS About 8 apples […]
French Kitchen Classic: Braised Carrots
How about a 3 steps delicious low calorie side dish for dinner — a French classic braised carrots side dish? Check our detailed recipe and Art of the Home suggestions below. Enjoy and bon appétit!!! Braised Carrots (Carottes à l’étuvée) INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings) About 12 carrots (count 3 carrots per serving for a satisfying […]
Weekend Dessert: How about a Quick & Easy Crème Brûlée?
Today, let’s see how we can use an off-the-shelf mix to create a restaurant like dessert at home. When we don’t have time or simply don’t have all the ingredients handy to make a homemade crème brûlée, Dr. Oetker Classic Crème Brûlée is an excellent choice. A homemade crème brûlée is ready to serve in […]
Friday Night Cocktail Recipe: Sangria
Today, let’s think about starting the weekend with good company and a sangria. The recipe below is a small variation on the traditional Spanish sangria. It includes orange juice and a bit more rum. A sangria with more types of fruits (apples, banana, peach, etc.) is often called “Sangria des Iles” (Sangria from the Islands) in France. […]
Weekday Easy Dinner: Omelet & Yogurt, et Voilà!
What’s for dinner? This is a question women all over the world ask themselves and are being asked by their hungry loved ones. Today, let’s bring a simple weekday dinner idea from a French family– the omelette (omelet) dinner. The “Menu du Jour” with recipe is detailed below and we also added for your enjoyment […]
Tip du Jour…A Simple Way to Enjoy Lettuce and Salads
Newman’s Own Family Italian Recipe salad dressing is a staple in the Art of the Home pantry. It’s especially helpful when you don’t have time to make your own dressing, which let’s face it, is often with everybody’s busy schedule. It’s a very tasty salad dressing, great with a side salad (you’ll eat more […]
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