Beyond the Plate

burger recipe
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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low alcohol cocktails
Happy hour in France and in other countries in Europe is a tradition that is a time honored ritual. Affectionately
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essential spices
If you clean out and reorganize your spice rack as intermittently as I do, it can be like taking a
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Latest Recipes


Caramelized apple crepes

My great grandmother made legendary crepes. Crepes can be served with a savory filling as a main or a little...

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Chickpea and Spinach Curry

Chickpea and spinach curry can be served as a vegetarian main dish or a hearty side. The exotic flavors and...

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Zucchini Fritters

Still wondering what to do with all of that end of the summer zucchini? These simple and tasty zucchini fritters...

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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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