Mademoiselle Colette

Mademoiselle Colette is a French style bakery nestled in downtown Menlo Park on Santa Cruz Avenue. They create cuisine using local, organic, and seasonal produce. The menu has a mixture of traditional French dishes and creative twists on old recipes. They serve breakfast, lunch, cafe drinks, wine, and have ready-made pastries for the diner withContinue reading “Mademoiselle Colette”

How to make Chicken Broth

(In 10 simple steps) Even though broth and stock can be used interchangeably in recipes, they are different from each other. Stock is made by simmering bones for a period of time. While broth is made using meat and bones, simmering away. There is nothing quite like having freshly made broth around the home. CookingContinue reading “How to make Chicken Broth”

Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe

Have the flavors of a New Orleans favorite in your own kitchen! Jambalaya originates from New Orleans, Louisiana. It is similar to a dish called paella from Spain. During the 1700’s when Spanish Colonists attempted to make paella in Louisiana they discovered that there was no saffron to be found. Saffron is one of theContinue reading “Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe”

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

A plate of fried chicken is the ultimate comfort food! *Buttermilk substitute recipe included Despite its name buttermilk contains no butter. Originally, buttermilk was the liquid left behind after churning butter. Now in modern times it is homogenized and cultured. Buttermilk is enjoyed in many countries as a drink or as an ingredient in funContinue reading “Buttermilk Fried Chicken”