Kate's Cuisine

Nov 21 2016

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Julia’s Coq Au Vin


It’s Monday. It’s a snow day after a very long weekend with my children, and those same children have been in 4 fights so far this morning – and it’s not yet 11:00. The only thing I can think that could possibly comfort me are the leftovers of Julia Child’s Coq Au Vin that are sitting […]

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Pork Chops and Green Beans in a Beurre Blanc Sauce

Beurre Blanc

Pork chops didn’t use to be my favourite thing to eat. They always seemed to turn out too dry, too flavourless, or just too boring. But I’m still mindful of the many plates of boring, plain pork chops that I’ve served in the past and I’m always trying to find ways to make them better. Luckily the last […]

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Julia’s Puree de Pommes de Terre A L’Ail

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Leave it to Julia Child to take something as simple as garlic mashed potatoes (which is all the above fancy French term translates to,) and make it a thing of pure joy to eat. This recipe is taken from what I like to think of as “The Food Bible,” but most people know it as Mastering the […]

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Parisian Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled Eggs

Right now I’m reading My Life in France, by Julia Child. It’s a wonderfully funny and interesting book, and is somewhat familiar to me since it’s what the movie Julie and Julia is based on, and I’ve seen that about a kabillion times. In the book, Julia speaks about a Chef Bugnard that was immensely helpful to her during her […]

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Julia Child’s Boeuf Bourguignon

  For the beef: 8 slices of bacon $2.40 1 tablespoon olive oil $0.06 3 pounds lean stewing beef $12.30 1 carrot, sliced $0.17 1 onion, sliced $0.47 1 teaspoon salt $0.01 1/4 teaspoon pepper $0.01 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour $0.02 3 cups of full-bodied red wine $13.71 2 – 3 cups beef stock $1.50 […]

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