Tasty Brunch Recipe: Tortilla Española with Chorizo & Manchego

The beauty of a Spanish omelette lies in its versatility. Delicious for breakfast, lunch, aperitif, or light supper, our tortilla is packed with the requisite creamy potatoes and sweet onions but we added spicy cured chorizo and some salty Manchego cheese to kick it up a notch. Don’t be alarmed the amount of oil needed….

Pumpkin Spice Like You’ve Never Seen It Before!

Every autumn brings with it an onslaught of pumpkin spice flavored products, some edible, others not so much. Pumpkin spice shows up in stores, online and in the news; the first appearance of the PSL (as the pumpkin spice latte is known) is documented gleefully on social media. And just when you thought it was…

Game Day Winner: Buffalo Chicken Toast Recipe

Need an easy, crowd-pleasing appetizer for game day? Make a batch of spicy Buffalo chicken toasts with our new tender chicken leg confit and a few simple ingredients probably already in your kitchen. It takes only 15 minutes to put these together, and not much longer to eat them all! Ingredients 1 fresh baguette 1…

Brunch Recipe: Mushroom Croque Monsieur with Truffle Butter Bechamel

Sautéed exotic mushrooms are smothered in truffle butter béchamel and two types of melty cheese in this twist on the classic bistro sandwich. Perfect for lunch or a light supper, serve with cornichons and dressed baby greens. Or top with a fried egg for an upgraded Croque Madame. Check our post about Croque Monsieur for…

Cooking the Classics: Coq Au Vin

It’s back-to-school time – culinary school, that is! We will be covering some of the classic dishes this fall, and hope you will be inspired to get back in the kitchen for a tasty cooking project. Traditionally, roosters are used to make coq au vin, the classic French stew. Since roosters are hard to find,…

Try this Mushroom Quiche with Truffle Butter Crust Recipe Today

September is National Mushroom Month, and we’re celebrating with this creamy quiche. Our organic exotic mushrooms, Gouda, and fresh herbs are packed into a black truffle butter short crust in this easy quiche recipe. Make this a day ahead for a quick brunch or supper. Serve the French way: alongside salad greens with a bright vinaigrette….

New Recipe: Grilled or Roasted Wagyu Tri-Tip with Romesco Sauce

The Wagyu tri-tip, recently added to our website selection, is a flavorful cut from the bottom sirloin. This lean cut is little known, but much appreciated by those in the know. When it comes from Wagyu cattle, with their propensity to intramuscular marbling, the tri-tip offers a tenderness beyond what you can expect from Angus beef….

Try this BLT Salad for Brunch

Even though this dish is mostly bread and meat, it’s still a salad in our book! Panzanella is a Tuscan-style salad usually made with stale bread and tomatoes. Here we added the classic American flavors of a BLT with our Hickory Smoked Bacon, bibb lettuce, and a creamy citrus dressing. Looking to use some stale…

3 Bánh Mì Sandwiches for Summer Suppers

The bánh mì sandwich is a a beautiful hybrid brought to you by colonialism. This popular food combines pickled vegetables and hot peppers from the cuisine of Vietnam, and a softer version of a baguette with pâté or mousse from the French culture. A darling of food lovers, the bánh mì sandwich has made its way around…

Make This Now: Peruvian-Style Roast Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce Recipe

Anyone who has enjoyed a meal at a Peruvian restaurant seems to leave with a deep craving for a particular green dipping sauce. Served alongside chicken, fried plantains, or fish, the sauce seems to go with everything. The mystery surrounding this seemingly simple sauce has inspired many blog posts and questions on chat groups, as…

Best 2-Ingredient Recipe: Easy Garlic Confit

Whip up a batch of this garlic confit to keep in the refrigerator and add to just about anything.  Ariane loves this trick,  and would tell you it’s one of her little secrets in the kitchen. The super simple, 2-ingredient recipe provides soft, fragrant cloves of garlic, perfect for potatoes, bread, pasta, or pizza. After a […]

The Secret Ingredient That Makes Everything Better

You thought we meant bacon, didn’t you? Well, bacon is a close second. But this time we are talking about butter. Specifically compound butter, called beurre composé in French, a mixture of butter and other ingredients like herbs, spices, or truffles. Now is a good time to add it to your repertoire, because grilling season will…