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Caramelized apple crepes

My great grandmother made legendary crepes. Crepes can be served with a savory filling as a main or a little butter and a sprinkle of sugar as a sweet ending...

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chickpea and spinach curry

Chickpea and Spinach Curry

Chickpea and spinach curry can be served as a vegetarian main dish or a hearty side. The exotic flavors and enticing aromas of turmeric, ginger, peppers, cumin and coriander will...

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zucchini fritters

Zucchini Fritters

Still wondering what to do with all of that end of the summer zucchini? These simple and tasty zucchini fritters pair well with almost anything. Last weekend I served them...

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Plum Torte

Plum Torte

This iconic plum torte is the most frequently requested and most frequently published recipe in the New York Times. The original recipe for plum torte, was developed by Marian Burros....

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The Tempestuous Ida

There was a time when there was a certain romance associated with the gusty howling winds of a summer hurricane beckoning us to slow down and sit on the porch as the tempest blew its way across the gulf coast. To those of us that have chosen to live in the watery world that is […]

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How Many Ways Can I Say I Love You this Valentine's Day?

How Many Ways Can I Say I Love You this Valentine’s Day?

I learned early on in my life that one of the many ways to express my love for others was through food. I observed my grandmothers, my mother, and my aunts making life just a little more tolerable during trying times with edible gifts. Perhaps it was making a favorite meal or cake for a […]

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stuffed peppers

Best of Sur le Plat Recipes 2020

After this challenging year filled with so much uncertainty and anxiety, we are all hoping that 2021 brings with it an abundance and infusion of fresh energy to our kitchens and renewal of our spirit. It is always fun to look back at the recipes that appealed to my loyal followers. In addition to posting […]

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Jolly Holiday Edible Food Gifts

Since we don’t plan on entertaining much during this COVID holiday season, curbside delivery or mailing edible food gifts are the best way to express our love to family, friends, and neighbors. My friends and I have practiced edible gift-giving for years and refer to these gifts as consumables. “No gifts please, we don’t need […]

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