Showing posts with label hobbies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label hobbies. Show all posts

Monday, July 13, 2009

Inspired.

I got one of my foodie magazines in the mail for the month of August, bon appetit. It's an interesting magazine full of beautiful recipes, most of which my kids wouldn't touch and desserts I only dream about making. I love to read about cooking and eating, so while I'm not always trying the featured recipes now, I'm mentally filing for another time and place.

This month celebrated the birthday of Julia Child, of Mastering the Art of French Cooking fame. Yum--I love the thought of french cooking, but it's one of those things you don't want to mess up. I've been inspired to try it. Although the Poulet Saute Aux Herbes de Provence looks amazing, I'm pretty sure that recipe and myself would be a bad mix for the first time around. I went to the library and checked out French cookbooks for children. Something they might actually like--something I might actually be able to cook. First up: Sauteed Chicken, in a mushroom gravy-like sauce and Asparagus with Aioli, a creamy sauce to top it off. Maybe some chocolate mousse for dessert? Yum.

I also grabbed Mexican and Chinese kid's cookbooks with some authentic easy-to-make recipes. Be watching my food blog for details.

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