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FFwD: Bistrot Paul Bert Pepper Steak

Oh, what a luxurious French Fridays with Dorie! Red meat! Brandy! Cream! And all on a Thursday night too.

First things first, I was actually going to look for a cheaper cut of meat to use for this seeing that it was going to be a Thursday night meal and all that, but […]

Miso Glazed Cod and the Oregon Coast

This is a recipe that is surprisingly good for how simple it is. Really. Make it and you will go, “Wow! I am so surprised. That was so simple.” It makes a great weeknight dinner and reheats well for lunch the next day. I’ll usually either halve the recipe below or if I know […]

FFwD: Mustard Batons

French Fridays with Dorie again. So, here’s what I made last week — yeah, I have to pay closer attention to the schedule! But regardless, these were delicious!

Things I learned/notes:

1. Super easy to make a half recipe here. 2. I used a mix of mustards — a stone ground one and a […]

Weekend Browned Butter Brownies

What’s better than fudgey, chocolately, crinkley-topped, walnut-filled brownies? Brownies made with browned butter so they are even nuttier and tastier.

These are good for a weekend because you have two whole days to eat a lot of them before you decide you really should take them into work Monday, so you don’t eat them […]

Culinary Tea: Seared Tuna with Tea Spice Crust

This recipe is from my newest cookbook acquisition, Culinary Tea by Cynthia Gold and Lise Stern. It’s basically a whole cookbook full of recipes that use tea. Delightful! I really love the idea of using tea as a seasoning or ingredient in recipes and this book does not disappoint at all. This is the […]