Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes with Endive, Orange, & Roquefort Salad

For our second meal of Philippe’s visit in January, we picked another set of recipes from the Barefoot Contessa and after much cajoling, Julia was convinced to try this meatloaf. Although this meatloaf usually calls for equal parts beef, pork, and veal, we had to do with just beef and pork based on supermarket availability.… Continue reading Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes with Endive, Orange, & Roquefort Salad

Potato Frittata with Prosciutto and Gruyère

Though we live on opposite sides of the country, we always find ourselves spending time in the kitchen making tasty new dishes during our weekend visits. At the beginning of December Julia took a Friday night red-eye to New York. Later on Saturday morning after catching up on some lost sleep, we got to work… Continue reading Potato Frittata with Prosciutto and Gruyère

Salmon with Melting Tomatoes and Pine Nut Mint Couscous

Happy belated Holidays and New Year everyone! To celebrate the New Year, Philippe traveled out to Los Angeles where it was sunny and 60 degrees on New Year’s Day…not a bad deal. While he was there, he gave Julia a new Barefoot Contessa recipe book to add to her collection for Christmas. She was so excited that… Continue reading Salmon with Melting Tomatoes and Pine Nut Mint Couscous