Tag: Valentine’s Day


Asparagus & Hollandaise Sauce

Another from the Valentine’s Day, 2006 issue. In 19th-century France, bridegrooms were fed three courses of asparagus because of its reputation for igniting passions. Steam asparagus just until tender (less than 10 minutes). Serve topped with Hollandaise sauce. Hollandaise Sauce 3 egg yolksButter, 2 sticks, melted, cooled to room temperatureLemon juice, 2 tablespoonsSalt, ½ teaspoonCayenne […]


Nectar of Love

This is from the Valentine’s Day, 2006 issue of the newsletter. A tasty alternative to the traditional champagne and strawberries. 1 part vanilla2 parts raspberries2 parts whiskey3 parts triple secDark chocolate orange wedges Places raspberries and 1 chocolate wedge in each glass. Pour remaining ingredients in the top of a double boiler and warm (not […]


Breakfast of All Saints

I have been meaning to post this since November. I thought I better get off my butt and post it now because some of you will probably think this is perfect for Valentine’s Day. Halloween is my favorite holiday, and we had a very nice celebration last year, but one day is just not enough […]