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Lemon Butter Sauce

This Lemon Butter Sauce, based on a French Beurre Blanc, is a wonderful addition to most seafood — especially grilled or smoked fish. Today’s recipe for lemon butter sauce uses the addition of capers to give it a nice tang, and I’ve added just a hint of coconut milk. It’s a faintly tropical beurre blanc …

Croque Madame

This Croque Madame recipe is perfect for a Sunday brunch or special occasion, such as Mother’s Day. Invented in France as a spin on the Croque Monsieur, the dish is made with thick slices of brioche bread, Black Forest Ham, Gruyere Cheese and topped with a fried egg. To add extra indulgence, it’s drizzled with …

Coq Au Vin

This delicious and easy coq au vin recipe comes from the late, great French chef Michel Richard, who I had the pleasure of working for during my early days as a chef. I worked at Michel’s restaurant, Citrus, on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood during the late 1990s, where I learned many of the basics of …

Mussels in White Wine Sauce

Here’s one of the most simple and romantic recipes you can add to your cooking arsenal – a classic French mussels in white wine sauce. Also known as Moules Marinière, this timeless French bistro dish can be found on menus throughout Paris and London, as well as most seafood restaurants here in California. This Mussels …

Disneyland Monte Cristo Sandwich

Today we’re at Disneyland in New Orleans Square, which is famous for their Monte Cristo Sandwich! The Disneyland Monte Cristo Sandwich recipe was created in 1966 at the Blue Bayou Restaurant, but its origins go back to about 1910 in Paris, when the Croque Monsieur was first served. The croque monsieur is made with white …

Honey-Dijon Chicken Croissant Sandwich

This chicken croissant sandwich recipe, from the now-closed Filsinger Winery, is one of many delicious dishes we experienced touring the beautiful Temecula Wine Country in California. With its rolling green hills, vine-covered terrain and cool ocean breezes, Temecula is a romantic country escape. Driving along Rancho California Road, located right off I-15, majestic stone manors …