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Review and Give Away – Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

October 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Give Away, Review

Review – Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child From interminably hungry young girl and “terror at the stove” to a “master” in the art of French cooking (but still interminably hungry!), “Dearie” chronicles the aptly titled “Remarkable Life of Julia Child” from high spirited child, to aimless social butterfly, and into the icon she […]

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JC100 Review (Julia Child 100th Year Celebration)

August 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · JC100, Review

As part of wrapping up the last 15 weeks of JC100, Carlene and I wanted to take the opportunity to give our thoughts on the whole experience, what we learned and how it all tasted!

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Boeuf Bourguignon | JC100 – Week 15

August 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Beef, Dinner, JC100, Red Meat, soup

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for… the fifteenth and FINAL week of the JC100! FIFTEEN WHOLE WEEKS, that’s three and a half months…105 DAYS…nearly a third of a year! And of course, the final dish is one of Julia’s flagship recipes – Boeuf Bourguignon. This couldn’t have worked out better, as my mother […]

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Scallops Gratinee (with Wine, Garlic, and Herbs) | JC100 – Week 14

August 7th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Appetizer, Cheese, Dinner, Fish, JC100, Seafood, Side

I must admit, I was expecting this weeks recipe to be the popular boeuf bourguignon, but maybe that will be next week for the big finale! Of course, receiving a recipe with scallops was no disappointment as I LOVE seafood and scallops are no exception! As usual the recipe did not disappoint, making for a […]

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Cheese Souffle | JC100 – Week 13

July 31st, 2012 · 3 Comments · Cheese, Dinner, Egg, JC100, Side

It has finally arrived…the infamous Souffle! I knew at some point during JC100 this recipe was going to show up in our inbox, and though slightly terrified, I was very excited to try my hand at it! Now I’ve gotta have a little sympathy for the poor old souffle, it’s gotten a pretty bad rep […]

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Ratatouille | JC100 – Week 11

July 18th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Dinner, Fresh herbs, JC100, Vegetable

Ratatouille!! Finally! Now maybe Ratatouille doesn’t need that many exclamation marks, but I was excited to make it and finally find out what it tastes like! After watching (and thoroughly enjoying) the Pixar film, I’ve always been curious what it was like! Well I wasn’t disappointed! All the vegetables melded together into some wonderful flavours. […]

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Charlotte Chantilly | JC100 – Week 9

July 3rd, 2012 · 3 Comments · Dessert, Egg, JC100

Well… Looks like I have been forced to bake again for this weeks Julia Child recipe. This time it’s the Charlotte Chantilly with strawberries, a wonderfully creamy dessert encased in delicious homemade ladyfingers. As was mentioned on my previous baking effort, which happened to be my first for the blog, I had earned myself a […]

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