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FFwD: Goat Cheese & Strawberry Tartine

French Fridays with Dorie: Goat Cheese & Strawberry Tartine

Wow, this French Fridays with Dorie was really good! And just like last week’s recipe, it is super, super simple. In fact, I don’t think I’m giving too much away if I type out: slice a baguette, toast it, spread it with goat cheese, top with sliced strawberries, give it a few grinds of black pepper, and then drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Done!

And I should probably mention that the strawberries are from our garden!

The only change I made was that I used slices of . . . → Read More: FFwD: Goat Cheese & Strawberry Tartine

First Meal for Portland Dining Month: Paley's Place

Portland Dining Month: Paley's Place

Well, I am actually a little bit embarrassed to admit this but, Saturday’s dinner at Paley’s Place was the first time either jwa or I had been there. I know, right? Crazy. And it’s totally been on our list of places we wanted to go to for like, uh, the last 10 years, but there you have it. I guess the main excuse is that we are lazy people and they are way over in the NW and we are way over in the SE (#firstworldproblems).

Well, no more! About . . . → Read More: First Meal for Portland Dining Month: Paley's Place

FFwD: Anne Le Blanc's Pistachio Avocado (and a Toasted Pistachio Oil Recipe)

French Friday's with Dorie: Anne Le Blanc's Pistachio Avocado

This is a French Fridays on a Saturday — mainly because I didn’t even manage to make this until Friday night for dinner. This is probably one of the simplest recipes so far for FFwD. Basically, you slice an avocado in half, peel and remove the pit, drizzle with some lemon juice and salt, then add some pistachio oil. The hardest task will be finding pistachio oil. I’m sure I could have found some in Portland, but one of the FFwD members (one wet foot – thanks!) . . . → Read More: FFwD: Anne Le Blanc's Pistachio Avocado (and a Toasted Pistachio Oil Recipe)