Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

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Fettucine with Lobster Sauce

by Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago edited by Carol Mighton Haddix from Chicago Cooks (Surrey Books, 2007) Makes 4 servings I love to celebrate. I celebrate everything, including the first date I had with my husband, our wedding date, family birthdays,…

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Chocolate Pecan Caramel Torte

Are you looking for a decadent Valentine’s Day treat? Look no further… The late Elaine Sherman, founder of Les Dames Chicago and known as Madame Chocolate by her colleagues, used her culinary skills to teach cooking in people’s homes and…

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Best Ever Pumpkin Pie

Recipe courtesy of The Spice House Yield: Two 9-inch deep dish pies This recipe makes two 9-inch deep dish pies. They’re so delicious, you won’t have to worry about what to do with the second pie. However, it freezes well…

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Roasted Butternut with Dried Plums and Walnuts

Recipe by JeanMarie Brownson Serves 6 When I make this in advance, I add the prunes and walnuts after I’ve reheated the squash in a hot oven. I also love to add 1/4 teaspoon hot curry powder to the squash…

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Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Garlic and Herbs

Recipe by JeanMarie Brownson Serves 6 Ingredients 1 large spaghetti squash, about 3 pounds 4 cloves garlic (unpeeled) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped mixed fresh herbs (such as a combination of basil, thyme and tarragon) 1…

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