Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Recipes


Recipes from a Moroccan and Middle Eastern Potluck

These recipes are for some of the fabulous dishes contributed to Les Dames Chicago’s Moroccan/Middle Eastern potluck supper in February, 2014, at the home of Jeanne McInerney.         Chicken Tagine Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 1 hour Makes:…

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Persimmon Cake with Crème Fraîche and Maple Pecans

from The A.O.C. Cookbook by Suzanne Goin with wine notes by Caroline Styne I love that these persimmons actually taste of fall and winter—as if they have been grown in fields of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. It’s very strange but…

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Ghostly Meringues

by Jill O’Connor from Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey, Treats for Kids (Chronicle Books, 2009) Makes about 2 dozen 4-inch ghosts This recipe was first introduced to our website in 2009. We have many new members since then (and probably many…

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Chilled Sweet Butternut Squash Salad with Cinnamon

In September I wrote a book review of Morocco: A Culinary Journey for Pen & Fork. The accompanying recipe might peak your interest and brighten a winter lunch. — Linda Avery Chilled Sweet Butternut Squash Salad with Cinnamon Serves 4…

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Stout Quick Breads for St. Patrick’s Day

My friend Chef Donna Desfor developed these two quick bread recipes for a TV spot in Harrisburg PA. She was kind enough to share them with us. Bourbon Stout Sweet Potato Quick Bread Makes 1 loaf Ingredients 1/2 cup white…

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