Soufflés are not scary! These light, pillowy egg wonders are easy to make and a great way to impress your guests. Whether savory or sweet (or both!), soufflés are a perfect breakfast, lunch, or dinner centerpiece, and they are delicious! My very first soufflé (raspberry) was made in an ... Read More about Hooray for Soufflés
It’s a new year and time to take on something new and fun. Why not start a French-themed book club with your French-loving friends? This could be a novel set in France, a non-fiction about French culture or history, a classic by a French author, or a contemporary read. It could even be a book en ... Read More about Start a French Book Club!
February 2 is National Crêpe Day or La Fête de la Chandeleur in France and officially marks the end of the holiday season. What a great excuse for making crêpes! Originally crêpes came from Brittany but now can be found anywhere in France. The term crêpe refers to the sweet version, which is ... Read More about National Crêpe Day
Who doesn’t love a fondue night? Sharing this delicious, interactive meal is the perfect atmosphere for laughter and good conversation. I love to have friends or family over for fondue during the cold winter months, and we usually celebrate New Year’s Eve with fondue before a champagne toast at ... Read More about La Fondue Savoyarde
Gardening is one of my favorite hobbies. I love to plant bulbs, tidy flowerbeds, and cultivate boxwoods. One item that has really improved the health of my boxwoods is dormant oil. Dormant oil is used to eliminate nesting pests and their eggs from your shrubs and trees. Spray the oil onto ... Read More about Gardener’s Tip: Dormant Oil