Chez Rose’s Chicken Fricassee with Mushrooms

This is another recipe I got from Patricia Wells Bistro Cooking. It is very simple but very favorable. Serves 4. What you will need: 6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced (I used more) 1 chicken 2 1/2 pound , well rinsed, patted dry and cut into 8 serving pieces atContinue reading “Chez Rose’s Chicken Fricassee with Mushrooms”

Flounder Mediterranean

Baked flounder in a Parmesan tomato sauce. Courtesy of Serves 4. 5 plum tomatoes 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1/2 Spanish onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 pinch of Italian seasoning 24 kalamata olives, pitted and chopped 1/4 cup of white wine 1/4 cup of capers 1 teaspoon of freshContinue reading “Flounder Mediterranean”

Chickpea Salad with Sweet Peppers and Herbs

This is another great salad that can be made a day ahead. I got the recipe from Elizabeth Bard’s Picnic in Provence. This is her second book on her life in France, while sharing recipes. 1 red pepper and 1 yellow pepper thinly sliced 1 yellow and 1 red onion thinly sliced pinch of cinnamonContinue reading “Chickpea Salad with Sweet Peppers and Herbs”

Farro with Asparagus, Kale ,Roasted Mushrooms and Hazelnuts

I found this recipe when I was researching what kinds of salads can I make ahead of time for our cookout. It’s on  by Rachael Ray. You’ll need: Salt and Freshly ground pepper 1 1/4 cup of pearled farro 1 1/2 pounds of mixed mushrooms, here she mention hen of woods but I couldContinue reading “Farro with Asparagus, Kale ,Roasted Mushrooms and Hazelnuts”

Potato and Green Bean Salad with Pastis Vinaigrette

This is one of the salads I made for our cookout over this holiday weekend. I will post the others later. I made it the night before and added the dressing a couple of hours before serving and let it get to room temperature. The recipe is in Lunch in Paris by Elizabeth Bard. WhichContinue reading “Potato and Green Bean Salad with Pastis Vinaigrette”