Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Since we went out on Friday night and were waking up very early (7:30 AM) on Sunday to start watching/celebrating the half marathon, Albert and I decided to make Saturday night date night.  We lined up some quality tv programming and I cooked a meal.  Albert can be tough to cook for.  I wouldn’t exactly call him…

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Crème Fraîche Pasta

The first time I had crème fraîche was while I was living in France.  Actually, that’s the only time I have ever had it because they don’t really make it here in the US.  Sure, restaurants dollop some cream over berries and say it’s crème fraîche, but it’s not the same.  In France, the texture…

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Prosciutto, Brie, and Apple Sandwiches

I had a nice bottle of champagne on hand and was determined to use it for mimosas on the roof this past weekend so I invited Beth over for a Saturday brunch.  I couldn’t just serve mimosas – that’s just not the kind of hostess I am – so I prepared two summer salads.  The…

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