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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

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 such as Thornton, Spanish ranchos like Mount Palomar and big Western barns like Ponte compete for your attention — and your wine tasting buds. One of …

French Toast with Orange Zest

Today I’m going to show you how to make French Toast in the easiest and most delicious way! This has been my favorite French Toast recipe since I got out of culinary school, and I’ve never strayed from this version. What makes this recipe for French toast special is the addition of real Riverside Navel …