Pizza Arugula with Marinated Mushrooms and Onions

Cool Toppings for Summertime Pizza Serves 2 With the sizzle of summer upon us (although it’s rather soggy here in Connecticut), we continue to keep pace in our busy kitchen, but with added emphasis on ease and simplicity.  Bruno’s latest pizza creation was inspired by my irresistible craving for arugula straight from the organic vegetable…

Potato Gratin-A Perfect Accompaniment

Potato Gratin Gratin Dauphinois Serves 4 Are you planning a special Christmas menu as we are?  One of our traditional favorites is Gratin Dauphinois, the perfect accompaniment to any meat, poultry, pork or fish dish. We recommend using small to medium sized, high quality, low-starch potato varieties such as Charlotte, New, Fingerlings or White Round….

Roasted Spaghetti Squash & Red Pepper

Roasted Spaghetti Squash & Red Pepper Courge Spaghetti Rôtie et Poivron Rouges Serves 2 With the arrival of autumn’s harvest and the abundance of choice in gourds, squash and pumpkins, spaghetti squash tends to get a bad rap when compared against the more popular butternut, acorn and delicata. Otherwise known as vegetable spaghetti, this dish…

Baguette Traditional & Chocolate

Le Goûter Typically the French do not snack in between meals, however an exception can be made every now and then, in particular for hungry school children returning home after a long day of learning. Comparable to a British afternoon tea, Le Goûter is a short and simple snack of fresh baguette and a generous…

Pizza Bianca

Pizza Bianca White Pizza Serves 2 We’re kicking off the summer with recipes that include locally sourced ingredients from within our community as well as the fruits of our new adventures in vegetable and herb gardening. Although we are eating lighter and healthier during the summer months, pizza in any form is a must all…

Asparagus Parmesan

Asparagus Parmesan Parmesan aux Asperges Serves 2   Available all year around, asparagus is at its best in early springtime. The composition of this tasty veggie is 93% water, low in calories, sodium and a good source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. As a side dish or an appetizer, get a boost on your…