Duck · Figs · Valentine's Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day Ideas: Duck Breast with Reduction of Port, Shallots, and Figs

I made something like this sevaral years ago for either Valentine's day or for Bill's birthday (also this month) - it was part of a larger menu that included Napoleons of goat cheese and asparagus...um...slices of baguette with oil and garlic and brie...wines...and I don't even remember what I made for dessert.  Best (I use… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Ideas: Duck Breast with Reduction of Port, Shallots, and Figs

Chicken · Mushrooms · Onions · Valentine's Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day Ideas: Roast Chicken with Onion Mushroom Gravy

Again - comfort food.  You walk into the house while the chicken is roasting, and you want to stay for a while.  At least, that's how it should be. I don't do anything ultra-fancy - no herbs, no lemon cut up and inserted in the chicken...mine is very basic.  And I think that's why it's… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Ideas: Roast Chicken with Onion Mushroom Gravy