Monthly Archives: January, 2012

FFwD: Broth-Braised Potatoes

Our French Friday recipe for this week, Broth-Braised Potatoes, is described by Dorie Greenspan as “energized boiled potatoes”.  All week as I planned my menu and gathered ingredients I could hear the voice of my mother of blessed memory saying “really dear, you need a recipe for boiled potatoes”?  Obviously potatoes by themselves would not …

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FFwD: Quatre-quarts

        This week’s French Friday with Dorie assignment is a lovely French version of a pound cake.  It was a quick and easy cake to mix up.  Dorie describes this as a cake French mothers bake for their children as an after-school snack.  It seemed to me to be a nice cake for afternoon tea …

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FFwD: m. jacques’ armagnac chicken

Hello Doristas. This is my first post as I’m sure you know already.  Actually I made the brioche last week but didn’t post.  Typical me it took me a week to decide on a name for my blog.  By the time the name seemed right it was too late.  I’ve spent entirely too much time …

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