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Mushroom Soup with Chervil Cream

Mushroom Soup with Chervil Cream

January 29th, 2009  | Category: Soup, Vegetarian


Can you imagine Martha serving an ordinary soup at a Thanksgiving dinner? Exactly. But that's not the only reason why I bookmarked this mushroom soup as soon as I saw its photo gleaming on page 146 of Martha Stewart Living's November 2006 issue, where she entertained 20+ guests at her farm in Bedford, New York. Did it ever happen to you, too? A recipe screaming "Cook me. Ladle ...

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Pasta Gratins with Goat Cheese, Sage and Mushrooms

Pasta Gratins with Goat Cheese, Sage and Mushrooms

January 31st, 2008  | Category: Pasta, Vegetarian


I am known to eat a whole pot of pasta in one sitting (and a jar of Nutella if I feel festive, but that is not our topic today). What's more unfortunate is once I made a fatal mistake of telling this to my mother. Ever since that day, her first question on the phone is "What did you eat tonight?" - her voice fading close to the ...

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Chocolate and Chestnut Buche de Noel

Chocolate and Chestnut Buche de Noel

January 08th, 2008  | Category: Cakes, Chocolate


Here's the Chocolate and Chestnut Buche de Noel with Marzipan Mushrooms and Acorns we enjoyed at the New Year's Eve dinner party. Come December, there would be a debate at the Mansion on what to prepare for the dinner party. For dessert, a few would always insist on a chocolate and raspberry cake, just because nothing can top that. Some wouldn't even participate in the debate, since ...

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