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French Sorbet Recipes

Sorbets have been a classic palate cleanser during heavy, multi-course meals and light desserts for those watching their figures. Here are some of the most popular French sorbet recipes.

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Modern Chicken a la Maryland

Thursday April 17, 2014

Chicken a la Maryland is none other than the famous fried chicken dish offered on the very last first class luncheon menu of the doomed Titanic voyage in 1912. This chicken Maryland recipe is a modern take on Escoffier's version in Ma Cuisine. Ours produces tender, flavorful chicken, with a mildly crunchy, butter-fried coating. Escoffier's version and countless others, including this one, include some form of banana garnish, because bananas were one of Baltimore's prime imports around the time this dish first became popularized. Bon appetit!

Chicken a la Maryland Photo: ©Neil Conaway

Chocolate Grand Marnier Souffle Recipe

Monday March 31, 2014

Grand Marnier-laced souffles can be found on numerous fine restaurant menus, but this chocolate Grand Marnier souffle recipe elevates an already delicious dessert to a divine one. The fragrant orange notes of the Grand Marnier meld perfectly with slightly bitter dark chocolate to make a sophisticated and well-balanced after-dinner treat. Bon appetit!

Chocolate Grand Marnier Photo: ©Djjewelz

Seafood Dishes for Entertaining

Monday March 31, 2014

You have guests coming, so what kind of a beautiful meal will you use to impress them? From rich gratins to dry, crisp fritters to lightly textured quiche, you can't go wrong with these seafood dishes for entertaining. There are dishes for every level of cooking experience, so find your favorite and start experimenting in the kitchen to make your signature dish - the one that elicits "oohs and aahs" and makes you feel confident with your guests. Bon appetit!

Scallop Shells for Coquilles Saint-Jacques Photo: Rick Joshua

Fresh Spring Greens

Monday March 31, 2014

Most of these spring greens recipes don't fall into the typical category of leafy greens. They range from fresh beans to picture-perfect asparagus, and of course, they do encompass the tender herbs and lettuces for which the season is known. Most of these nourishing dishes feature ingredients readily available year-round in the frozen section at the market, so you can nosh on them anytime you have a craving for the fresh flavor of springtime. Bon appetit!

Photo: ©Corey Harmon

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