Recipes

French

  • Sauteed Chicken Breasts With Dijon Herb Sauce

    Sauteed Chicken Breasts With Dijon Herb Sauce

    Simply described, this dish is a classic!  Serve it with a green salad and hot, crusty, buttered, bread.  Don't make me say it: "plate lickin good"!

    • Prep Time: 6 minutes
    • Total Time: 20 minutes
    • Yield: 4 servings
  • Beef Bourguignon

    Beef Bourguignon

    This dish is a timeless classic, but the key to making this humble beef stew outstanding
    is using both good- quality beef and good red wine. Use a drinkable wine rather than anything labeled “cooking” wine. Serve this dish with buttered noodles, rice, or a loaf of warm, crusty bread.

    • Yield: 6 - 8 servings
  • Chicken Cordon Bleu

    Chicken Cordon Bleu

    The name of this dish translates form the French as "blue ribbon", and refers to a prestigious award once given to chefs for cooking excellence. It's the perfect name for this classic French dish, which has become an international favorite!

    • Yield: 4 servings
    Tags: chicken
  • Gratineed Crabmeat With Sauce Mornay

    Gratineed Crabmeat With Sauce Mornay

    A rich, decadent dish for your next dinner party -- serve with champagne and cocktails!

    • Prep Time: 30 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 hour
    • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
  • Lemon Butter Sauce
    • Yield: 4 servings
  • Pure And Simple Cream Puffs

    Pure And Simple Cream Puffs

    Fill these light, crisp cream puffs with whipped cream, as described here, or change things up and fill them with your favorite ice cream, jam, jelly, or pudding!

    • Yield: 24 puffs, serving 8 to 12
  • Chocolate Pistachio Tuile Cups
    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 30 minutes
    • Yield: 8 cookies
  • Café Brûlot

    Café Brûlot

    This has all the "Ooooooh" factor you could want!  The aroma from the aromatics fills the room with citrus and cinnamon.  The flaming of the peel is a vision to behold--dim the lights.  And the taste, of course, is wonderful.
     

    • Prep Time: 10 minutes
    • Total Time: 15 minutes
    • Yield: 4 servings
  • Chicken With Wine: Coq Au Vin

    Chicken With Wine: Coq Au Vin

    Coq au Vin is a quintessentially French dish found throughout wine country. It is simply chicken braised in wine. You should always use a good wine for this dish and it doesn't have to be expensive. In France, a basic Cote Du Rhone table wine is used. This is the perfect dish for a cool fall day or night.

    • Prep Time: 45 minutes
    • Total Time: 80 minutes
    • Yield: 4 servings
  • Pot-au-feu

    This boiled dinner is based on the classic French dish. The name, when trans- lated, roughly means “a pot always left on the fire.”