On Monday, I shared the news about my exciting new partnership with Motrin and my upcoming Make it Happen Monday challenge. I decided that I wanted to master some new cooking skills by creating a classic French menu. With Coquilles St. Jacques as the appetizer, Coq au Vin for a main dish and Crepes Suzette for dessert, I’m looking forward to tasting the results!
I’ve already been busy working towards reaching my goal by reading about some of the classic techniques I’ll need to employ, shopping for ingredients and talking to friends that have made the dishes before. And since there will be plenty of cooking to do on the big day, I also decided to make part of the food in advance.
The basic French crepe recipe I’ll be using for the Crepes Suzette makes crepes that can be prepared in advance and frozen. And while I’m sure they’ll be delicious in this recipe, they’re actually great to have on hand to fill with all kinds of tasty delicacies! [Read more…]