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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | December 4, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

My Leek, Carrot, Turnip and Celery Soup Recipe

leek, carrot, turnip and celery soup

Every few weeks, I fill up a Le Creuset Dutch oven with fresh vegetables and make a big batch of soup. I basically redo the same soup except that I change the vegetables. I usually mix vegetables that inspire me at the store with what is in my fridge. Being French means that my soup [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | November 15, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

The Best Pineapple Marmelade Recipe

pineapple marmelade with croissant

photo of Josee Robitaille and Kim Vallee Yesterday I attended a Proctor & Gamble media event where the star was Josee Robitaille, a consulting chef. I enjoyed so much her recipes that I translated them especially for you. The first recipe is a pineapple marmelade that will become the talk at your next brunch. It is [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | November 6, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

How I Solved the What’s for Dinner Dilemma

weeknight dinner

photo: IKEA In a few words, I gave me less time to think about what’s to eat for dinner. Since my toddler go to day care, the need to quickly prepare dinner has taken a new meaning. I remain impulsive when it comes to decide what to eat for dinner but I added more organisation [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | October 11, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

A New Recipe Every Week

my cookbooks

I don’t know if it is the same at your house. I am good at mixing the amount of meat, fish, seafood, poultry and pasta that we eat in a week. But I rely mainly on a set of recipes that I rotate over a few weeks. The rotation was longer before we had a child [...]

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October 4, 2012 | by Kim

Simplify your Life with Soup

soup

photo credits: Anjali of Eat Your Greens. Get the recipe on her blog. We all have a go-to meal for when we are [...]

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June 25, 2012 | by Kim

Summer Entertaining: Five Crowd-Pleaser...

Watermelon recipes for summer entertaining

Photos: National Watermelon Promotion Board except for number 4: The Party Dress magazine I was happy to share my summer entertaining tips for the [...]

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May 15, 2012 | by Kim

Two Tartine Recipes by La Tartine Gourmande

savory tartines by beatrice peltre

Last Friday, food blogger Beatrice Peltre of La Tartine Gourmande  was at “The Martha Stewart Show”.  Bea prepared two savory tartines from her [...]

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February 7, 2012 | by Kim

What’s for Dinner: Balsamic Roast...

balsamic roast chicken

A one-pan dish not only saves you time, they build flavor while you do something else. I am partial to oven dishes [...]

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September 28, 2011 | by Kim

How to Peel a Garlic Bulb in 10 seconds

how to a garlic head in 10 seconds

With the big Holiday season only a few months away, it is good to know tricks that can save you time in [...]

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July 18, 2011 | by Kim

The Secrets of Pesto Making and Homemade Ice...

pesto making secrets

Reading the latest issue of Saveur (Sept. 2011) taught me that the pesto starts with the smallest, palest basil leaves. It is because [...]

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March 3, 2011 | by Kim

Choco-Matcha Truffle Recipe

choco-matcha truffle recipe

Wow! A recipe that unites two of my favorite flavors: chocolate and Matcha tea. I am pleased that Kusmi Tea has accepted [...]

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February 12, 2011 | by Kim

Valentine’s Day Breakfast Menu

baked eggs served with sautéed kale

Breakfast is one of favorite meals. This is why I selected a breakfast in bed as my ultimate Valentine’s Day gift. If [...]

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