Archive for August, 2012

Grilled Peaches with Rosemary & Balsamic Vinegar

Photography of Grilled Peaches w/ Balsamic & Rosemary

We recently went on a Bucks County Food Tour and were introduced to quite a few local Pennsylvania farms we’d never visited before.  One memorable stop was Manoff Market Gardens where you would have to be completely crazy to leave without at least a dozen ripe, gorgeous peaches or without petting Hale, their Public Relations […]

Prunes in Armagnac (Pruneaux à l’Armagnac)

Pruneaux à l'Armagnac - Prunes & Armagnac

Prunes in Armagnac (Pruneaux à l’Armagnac), where have you been all our lives?  We were only just introduced to this classic dessert from the southwest of France on our last trip to Paris.  Starving from a day’s walking all over the city, and prepping for an evening finding the best views of the Eiffel Tower, […]

Mussels with Saffron and Mustard

Mussels in Mustard & Saffron

We love mussels.  During our first trip to Paris, we went to one particular restaurant named La Tête d’Or in the 1st arrondissement several times, for one very good reason – can you guess?  On the first visit, I ordered the moules marinières expecting the usual 10 or so mussels normally served when I’ve ordered […]