Bastille Day

Steak Frites

July 14, 2014

Years ago when I lived in France I was amazed at how such a pedestrian menu item could be so delicious. I can still remember eating my first Steak Frites dinner in Paris and I can still recall the incredible flavor. Steak Frites (steak and fries) is a very common...

Bastille Day Roast Pork

July 14, 2013

Bastille Day Roast Pork This spice mixture rubbed onto the pork is a classic French combination of warm spices called Quatre-Épices which literally means four spices.  Once the pork begins roasting, the aroma of the Quatre-Épices will fill your kitchen and make you dream of being in France. INGREDIENTS 1...

Bastille Day Croque Monsieur

July 14, 2012

Bastille Day Croque Monsieur Hey, it’s Bastille Day!  Don a beret and some tricolor clothes and make a croquet monsieur to celebrate.  INGREDIENTS 4 Slices French or Italian Loaf Bread 2 Teaspoons Dijon Mustard 1 1/2 Cup Grated Gruyère Cheese 2 Slices Ham 2 Tablespoons Butter Preheat your oven to 350°...

Banana Nutella Sliders

July 13, 2012

Banana Nutella Sliders Tomorrow is Bastille Day so I made these Banana Nutella Sliders.  A combination of French and American…think banana and peanut butter sandwiches. Elvis would have loved these.  Seriously, these sliders are addictive.  INGREDIENTS 4 Croissants 13 Ounces Nutella Spread 2 Sliced Bananas Powdered Sugar On a serving...

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