Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Recipes

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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A Valentine’s Day Treat

Chocolate-Coconut Macaroon Pies by Gale Gand and Julia Moskin from Short + Sweet (Clarkson Potter, 2003) Makes 24 tartlets The “dough” for coconut macaroons is so easy to make—just sugar, egg whites, and coconut—that I was tempted to see what…

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All About Roasting: A New Approach to a Classic Art

contributed by Dame Linda Avery A book review from Pen and Fork by Molly Stevens photos by Quentin Bacon wine pairings by Tim Gaiser Roasting is to winter what grilling is to summer. Most cooks think roasting is the easiest…

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