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My Favorite Fall Recipes
I’m excited to share some of my favorite fall recipes with you. Southeast Louisiana does not enjoy the four seasons
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burger recipe
My Favorite Fourth of July Recipes
The temperatures are soaring and it is sizzling hot. I’m sharing my favorite Fourth of July recipes. What do you
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“L’apero,” Aperitifs, an Old New Cocktail Experience
Happy hour in France and in other countries in Europe is a tradition that is a time honored ritual. Affectionately
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Latest Recipes

Pumpkin Panna Cotta with Caramelized Pears

This pumpkin panna cotta with caramelized pears fulfilled all of my criteria for fall and was easy to make the...

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Peanut Cilantro Pesto

This Vietnamese style pesto is a fresh change from the ubiquitous summer basil pesto. It is a complex blend of...

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Oven Roasted Bok Choy

Bok choy, a Chinese white cabbage, is in the group of the cruciferous vegetable family. It is an excellent source...

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Welcome to My Kitchen!

I love anything associated with food and creating beautiful, eye appealing and tasty meals. I love to use my antique damask linens, heirloom silver, family china, odd wine glasses and pieces from my pottery collection. “Sur le Plat” represents the entire planning process from menu details, going to the market or the grocery, ironing the linens, setting the table, cutting fresh flowers or greenery from the garden, and preparing the fresh ingredients for a meal. It’s about creating an ambience and a story to share with family and friends as we celebrate food together.

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