French Recipes (Most Popular)
If you're looking for a traditional beef stew recipe, this is it! This recipe is from Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" and in French is called "Boeuf A La Catalane". I only altered it to use less bacon, less oil, and canned tomatoes. All the original french techniques are used to make this a phenomenal melt-in-your-mouth delicacy, fit for a king!! The sauce is actually velvety, and so rich!! Just add a steamed green veggie or salad to make a complete meal!!Submitted by TAMRACLOVEC
Cinq à sept ("five to seven") (pronounced "sank-ah-set") is a Quebec French term for a time in the afternoon intended to be spent with friends or colleagues, enjoying light pre-theatre meals, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres or to escape rush hour traffic. A "cinq à sept" is held before the formal dinner hours, before the participants eat in restaurants and is not strictly between five and seven o'clock.
In France, cinq à sept is a synecdoche for a visit to one's mistress, derived from the time of day Frenchmen would make such a visit.
Quiche is infinitely adjustable to whatever you have on hand, even leftovers. Quantities are also pretty much governed by amounts available. Below is a version that can be made either with soy milk and soy cheese or non fat milk and low fat gouda. Add meats if you want.
I am indebted to SANDYLUVSSPARK for the idea of using Heart Healthy Bisquick in the mix instead of a carb and fat heavy crust, but I added Oat Bran to it as well.
Comparison soy vs dairy:
soy version has 274.4 calories, 21.1 g carbs, 14.7 g fat, 246.5 mg chol, and 15.5 g protein
dairy version has 319.8 calories, 20.2 g carbs, 14.4 g fat, 274.0 mg chol, and 24.9 g protein
Fine dining without the health or financial guilt. I put this together to satisfy the steakhouse craving, delivering all the flavor without the excessive fat. I know everything is in grams, they are easiest to work with in the kitchen if you have a scale, and make baking far more consistent.Submitted by RAINMANJA