Radish, Bacon & Walnut Salad and Recognizing Inspiration In Your Own Backyard


My first French Breakfast Radish harvest this past week was very inspiring.  Seeing their little red shoulders finally pushing out of the ground after checking on them each week and finding several good size ones for harvest made my day.  Taking my favorite red bowl out of the cupboard and turning my radishes into a […]

Cauliflower Bacon Gratin with Cream and Fresh Herbs for French Fridays

In the spirit of the holiday season and for French Fridays with Dorie I made one last dish full of cream, eggs, bacon and cheese before fat free veggies make their triumphant return next week to ring in the new healthier year.  This classic cauliflower gratin is that ‘Wow’ dish for entertaining which can be […]

Asparagus Salad with Bacon and A Six Minute Egg For French Fridays with Dorie

Fresh locally grown asparagus has been in our markets for awhile, just in time to make this wonderful salad recipe from Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan.  The 6 minute eggs on top of the salad add the perfect finishing touch to the asparagus and the bacon.  I used mixed baby greens, toasted hazelnuts […]

Spinach, Potato and Bacon Quiche for French Fridays with Dorie

I just came home after a wonderful lunch at The Wayfare Tavern in San Francisco with Gina from SPCookieQueen and believe me it’s a good thing that I’m still on a high from meeting her because I was hoping to return home, find Blogger restored and post my link to French Fridays with Dorie.  But, […]