Tag Archives: David Lebovitz

Bar Tartine

Regular readers will know that  my latest obsession with Layer Cakes and Sour Dough Bread inspired by the folks at Tartine Bakery in San Francisco, is actually just a further exploration of my love of the San Francisco food scene. … Continue reading

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David Lebovitz at The Brooklyn Kitchen

Brooklyn Kitchen is a great place to take a class or attend an event.  Housed in an old warehouse/garage type building with high ceilings on 2 floors. The ground floor is broken up into basically three areas: The Meat Hook (my … Continue reading

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How Crazy Am I?

 Above is the menu of Thanksgiving, it was a “simple” meal, a kind of deconstruction of the traditional roast turkey spread.  the first two desserts were from David Lebovitz and I highly recommend you check out his site and make … Continue reading

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DIY Duck Confit, Cassoulet and Dinners at Home

 These days I feel like I cook more dinner parties than ever before in my life.  These dinners are also way more elaborate than the ones I used to give.  As someone who never went to cooking school I find … Continue reading

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Summer Menus for Celebrations

The last couple of weeks have been very occasion filled.  Of course for each occasion there needs to be an elaborate dinner party!  Or at least so I think. A few weeks back was my friends Pam’s birthday party.  The … Continue reading

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Gnocchi à la Parisienne via Vermont

Up until a few weeks ago I had never heard of Gnocchi à la Parisienne. It was a random moment, I was looking for inspiration for an upcoming dinner party and I was paging through David Lebovitz’s wonderful new cookbook: My Paris Kitchen. … Continue reading

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Homemade Peppermint Patties and Chocolate Ice Cream

Candy making has never interested me so much. It seems fussy to me, requiring a lot of equipment and patience that I don’t have. When I came across this recipe for a childhood favorite, peppermint patties, in David Lebovitz’s essential ice … Continue reading

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