Poulet Bonhomme (Lemon and Herb Stuffed Chicken)

classic french recipe lemon and herb stuffed chicken

This wonderful Lemon and Herb Stuffed Chicken is one of the recipes I recently found stuffed in a dusty old box of my grandmother’s recipes. I’ve been painstakingly translated them one-by-one from her handwritten French to modern English. The French-to-English part has not been as difficult as reading her handwriting. But the hardest part — … Read more

The Simplicity and Elegance of Classic French Mustard Asparagus

asperges a la moutarde classic french recipe for mustard asparagus

This classic French dish of Asperges à la Moutarde, or Mustard Asparagus is an easy and delicious oven favorite. Asparagus is a powerhouse of nutrients packed in a low amount of calories and it is gluten-free, low-carb, and fully Keto. And on top of that, asparagus is high in anti-oxidents like vitamin E, vitamin C … Read more

Naked Char-Grilled Salmon with Bayonnaise

grilled salmon with bayonnaise recipe

Nothing beats Char-Grilled Salmon with Bayonnaise sauce on a hot summer evening. Little can transport the soul to southwestern France more quickly than this Classic French recipe for Saumon Grillé et Bayonnaise. And the cherry on the top, so to speak, is the fact that this is a recipe that really requires no recipe at … Read more

Poulet Favori (Spice Rubbed Chicken)

spice rubbed chicken recipe

This must’ve been either my grandmother or my grandfather’s favorite recipe for oven-roasted chicken. I say that because her hand-written recipe for the Spice Rubbed Chicken recipe labels it Poulet Favori. That literally translates to “Favorite Chicken” in English. The original recipe was in French. This is my translation. The original called for using seasonal … Read more