Archives: French

Chicken with Vinegar and Onions (Poulet au Vinaigre)

February 17, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Chicken with Vinegar and Onions (Poulet au Vinaigre) | Filed in: Chicken, Comfort Food, French, Main Dish, Recipes.

This recipe for Chicken with Vinegar and Onions is a winner! It’s rich, savory and very delicious…definitely a company-worth dish! I loved the combination of tarragon and lightly caramelized onions with the chicken. Oh my, it’s good! While this is not a quick cooking recipe, you could do some of the steps ahead of time (like sauteing • Read More »

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French Chicken in a Pot

January 26, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on French Chicken in a Pot | Filed in: Chicken, Comfort Food, French, Main Dish, Recipes.

I’ve seen recipes for chicken in a pot but had never tried it myself until last week. While this recipe won’t replace my favorite roast chicken recipe, it was flavorful and super easy to make…and didn’t make a mess of my oven (like roast chicken does sometimes).  Please note that the chicken takes 1 1/2 to 2 • Read More »

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Country French Omelet

July 6, 2010 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, French, Pork, Potatoes, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

I just whipped up this super-easy Country French Omelet from Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredientscookbook. Although the omelet is nothing fancy, it is really good. It makes a nice meal for breakfast or lunch. I used 6 large eggs instead of 5 extra-large, red potatoes instead of yukon • Read More »

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French Apple Turnovers

March 14, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on French Apple Turnovers | Filed in: Baking, Dessert, French, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

This is a simple dessert that anyone can make. Basically, it’s flaky puff pastry squares filled with homemade applesauce. The applesauce is good as is but I wanted to bump up the flavor a bit so I added about 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla, adding it to the applesauce after it was finished • Read More »

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Beef Bourguignon (aka beef stew with a lot of red wine)

November 15, 2008 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Beef, French, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

Husband loves meat, especially meat mixed with wine. It must be some kind of man thing. Anyway, for Husband’s birthday recently I wanted to make him a hearty meal that I know he would love. I decided on Beef Bourguignon (pronounced boor-gee-nyawn). Basically, it’s just beef stew cooked with a boat load of red wine. Meaty, • Read More »

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