Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Recipes


Autumn, My Favorite Season

by Dame Patty Erd Autumn is my favorite season, everything seems so crisp and fresh. I love the wonderful colors and textures of pumpkins and gourds, and oh those beautiful Cinderella pumpkins! My favorite special treat as a child was…

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Welcome Fall

by Dame JeanMarie Brownson It takes effort to ward off the melancholy that arrives when the daylight hours get shorter. So I focus on the things I enjoy about fall: Parent’s weekend at college, the changing foliage colors and a…

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Apples, the Market and Pie Baking

by Dame Jill Van Cleave I love to bake pies of all kinds and – like many Midwesterners – one of my favorites is apple. My focus had been on the crust formula until the day I started preparing the…

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Recipes from August on Argyle

See more photos from August on Argyle on the Les Dames Chicago Chapter Facebook page.             VIETNAMESE BANH MI SANDWICHES Serves 4 The French influence on Vietnamese foods is never more clear than in these…

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Mexico in May

contributed by Dame Karen Levin Recipes: Classic Guacamole by Dame Maria Concannon and Mexican Chocolate Rice Pudding by Dame Elaine Gonzalez On a cloudy but mild Saturday in May, thirteen Les Dames members and guests boarded a coach bus for…

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