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Episode 101: Savory Staples

Episode 101: Savory Staples

| September 23, 2011 | 14 Comments

Recipes: Risotto with Vegetables, Darphin Potatoes, Skillet Sweet Potatoes, Green Couscous, Corn Polenta with Mushroom Ragout
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Green Couscous

Green Couscous

| September 23, 2011 | 3 Comments

Couscous, a favorite in North African cuisine, is now available in supermarkets everywhere. With its green herb puree, this is ideal served with fish.

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Episode 102:  Fabulous Fins

Episode 102: Fabulous Fins

| September 23, 2011 | 20 Comments

Recipes: Cured Salmon in Molasses, Tuna Steaks with Tapenade Coating, Tuna Tartare on Marinated Cucumbers, Poached Salmon in Ravigote Sauce, Ray Meunière with Mushrooms
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Darphin Potatoes

Darphin Potatoes

| September 23, 2011 | 3 Comments

The dish, also called pommes Darphin, after the chef who created it, is similar to what the Swiss call rösti potatoes.

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Episode 103:  Sweets For My Sweet

Episode 103: Sweets For My Sweet

| September 23, 2011 | 18 Comments

Recipes: Tartelettes Aux Fruit Panaches, Tarte Tatin, Mémé’s Apple Tart, Individual Chocolate Nut Pies
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Individual Chocolate Nut Pies

Individual Chocolate Nut Pies

| September 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

The rich filling for these little pies is a mixture of bittersweet chocolate, corn syrup, eggs, and mixed nuts. Baked in a classic graham cracker crust in individual ramekins, they are easy and delicious.

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Roast Capon with Armagnac-Mushroom Sauce

Roast Capon with Armagnac-Mushroom Sauce

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Capons (neutered and fattened chickens) are available during the holiday season in many markets. They are moist, tender, and succulent and well worth their extra cost. [watch video]

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Nage Courte of Striped Bass

Nage Courte of Striped Bass

| September 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

If you can’t find striped bass where you live, replace it with a fish of approximately the same size — anything from red snapper to porgy to black sea bass.

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Chocolate Mint Trufflettes

Chocolate Mint Trufflettes

| September 19, 2011 | 8 Comments

These small truffles are especially nice to box and give to friends over the holiday season. They keep well in the refrigerator and can also be frozen.

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Poached Trout In Vegetable Broth

Poached Trout In Vegetable Broth

| September 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

Trout are poached with onions, carrots, scallions, and herbs. Their skin is then removed, the meat slid off the bone, and the fillets finished with a sauce made from the broth a little butter and oil.

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