Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sablés aux olives noires – Black Olive Biscuits

As promised, here’s the recipe for the olive sablés.  The day prior to our party that recent Saturday evening, I happened to find a cylinder of the dough in the freezer.  It’s one of my versions of a Pillsbury® slice and bake sugar cookie and what we enjoyed with our Kir Royale. I have found […]
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Nicolas Feuillatte’s Champagne

Enjoying a flute of champagne is a wonderful experience.  And, it’s my conviction that it should not be reserved for just special occasions, though it can kick any party up a notch.  This particular one by Nicolas Feuillatte was poured at the party to celebrate the completion of the doctoral studies and subsequent graduation of […]
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Vichy What?

With the farmer’s market in full swing, the asparagus is lined up like sentries ready to descend on the new potatoes and the geraniums that seem to be proliferating as every week passes. They are perfect (the asparagus I mean) tossed with a little olive oil, salt and pepper and thrown on the grill.  It […]
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