French Grill Fandango

French Grill

Dateline:Hot Springs, Virginia. Eileen and Betsy are back… with their LABOR DAY FRENCH GRILL FANDANGO “No one really cares that OUR objective is to cook our way through French Grill,” Eileen said.  “Every day we got the question “Are we having the Camembert burger today?’ More about that later. We grilled ourselves to…well I don’t […]

Apples Apples Everywhere

Friends recently stopped by with two huge crates of apples that ranged from scrubby green to lush, deep red. When I asked about the varieties I was met with a shrug.  “We don’t know; these trees have always been on the farm,” said Francois Bourdon, who brought them. “Some are for eating, some are for […]

Happy Classes and Summer’s End

It’s been a whirlwind of classes in Louviers and Paris for the last many weeks,  and recently in one of my favorite U.S. cities, Asheville.   Each class is so different and so unique, depending on those who come to participate, the nuances of the season and the ingredients, the choice of dishes, the location.  I […]