I love to cook and I especially love mastering new cooking styles and techniques from around the world. But, until recently, I’d never really delved into French food recipes. Broil, braise, sauté, flambé…the French cooking techniques seemed a little too intimidating for me!
Luckily, that all changed when I took part in Motrin’s Make it Happen Monday challenge! I set myself a goal of mastering a dinner-party-worthy menu of 3 classic French food recipes and then spent the next two weeks turning my dream into a reality!
Now my menu has come to fruition and, thanks to a lot of preparation and some great advice from chef friends and others, it was absolutely spectacular. The three-course meal was everything I hoped it would be, and I loved learning so many new things along the way. [Read more…]