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COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK | May 30, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Late news: Signing for Laura Calder’s Latest Cookbook

french taste cookbook by Laura Calder

It may be too late but I still want to publish the info, just in case. Laura will do two signings for her latest book French Taste at Appetite for Books on today, May 30, 2009. Sadly, there is no words on the time. Apparently, you need to book your presence. To see if it […]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | April 17, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Salmon en Croute by Laura Calder | What’s for Supper

Salmon en Croute by Laura Calder | What’s for Supper

Since we must all eat more Omega-3, I was looking for a salmon dish when I started to watch the Puff Pastry episode of French Food at Home. I found my match with the stylish and delicious Salmon en Croute. Puff Pastry Tips You can make your own dough but it is quicker to go […]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | May 1, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Thumb up for French Food at Home with Laura Calder

Thumb up for French Food at Home with Laura Calder

I have been busy lately so I only caught up this week end with one of the latest addition on Food TV Canada. I watched French Fast Food, the eleventh episode of French Food at Home, season 1. French food holds a special place in my heart. As a French Canadian, it is part of my […]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK | May 31, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Three Canadian Shows on the Cooking Channel Lineup

three canadian cooks and chefs now air in usa on cooking channel

In case you did not hear, the Food Network  (the US one) has replaced the Fine Living channel by the Cooking Channel. And Memorial Day 2010 marks the day Cooking Channel goes on air. Since I live in Canada, this news doesn’t change anything for me except that I am proud to report that three […]

COCKTAILS + wine, FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | January 17, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Chips are Not Only Made with Potatoes

having fun with chips :: chip recipes

Cooking your own chips is not complicated. What I like the most is that you can use vegetables, fruits and cheese to make your chips. You can serve them as a snack, an appetizer or a side dish. I compiled a list of 5 favorite recipes for you to try: + A classic Baked Potato […]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | November 20, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

The Best Scrambled Eggs Recipe

french style scrambled eggs by laura calder

I love scrambled eggs. It is simple and fast to make but strangely most people did not learn how to properly cook scrambled eggs. And the fast-food industry did not help on that matter. Therefore, I share my secrets for making the perfect scrambled eggs. First of all, scrambled eggs do not have any cream […]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | January 15, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

The Best of Bon Appetit January 2009

The Best of Bon Appetit January 2009

Bon Appetit starts the year with a Value Issue. It is filled with eat better for less recipes. Here are some cool ideas for casual dinner parties and middle of the week get-togethers. Country Pate Impress your friends next time you hosted a wine cocktails by serving only homemade paté de campagne (country pate) and […]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | March 14, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Having a pie on Pi Day

Having a pie on Pi Day

You may not know that I begun my career as a mathematician. So it is normal that I celebrate the spirit of Pi Day. This celebration occurs every year on March 14th in reference to the irrational number Pi = 3.1415926535… If you are interested by this mystic number, I suggest you read Contact (the […]

Menu and inspirations for a Thanksgiving dinner party

Menu and inspirations for a Thanksgiving dinner party

Thanksgiving is next Monday in Canada. We are lucky to have a warm autumn so far. Oranges and reds brighten the trees but there are still many shapes of greens around us. That will be my color palette. I proposed to you a more refined look on Thanksgiving. We must make an effort to modernize […]

ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP | August 16, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

An exercise in mixing and matching patterns with Anthropologie

An exercise in mixing and matching patterns with Anthropologie

This exercise started with one of the gorgeous aprons available at Anthropologie. I spoke before about the art of mix and match. I decided to put my rules in action starting with the sky blue and red Bird-In-Hand Apron. By simply coordinating patterns I created an inspiration board for a bridal shower, a dessert event […]