October 2015

My culinary awakening

My culinary awakening took place in my year abroad in France. Although I was a poor student, Europe presented me with rich food and eating adventures from Norway to Greece. When I returned to the U.S., I brought my European exploits and my more refined palate to the kitchen. I cooked my way through hundreds …

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Events and Activities to Appreciate This Fall Northshore residents are blessed to live in an area with so many cultural events at our doorstep year round. The city of Covington in particular is bustling with activities and events for the entire family. Covington’s rich cultural heritage dates back to the 1800s, when visitors from New …

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Coq au Vin

Ingredients: 3–4 ounces bacon, cut into small strips Cooking oil 2.5-3 lb frying chicken ½ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper ¼ cup cognac 3 cups red wine preferably Burgundy 1–2 cups beef stock 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 cloves garlic ¼ teaspoon thyme 1 bay leaf 12–24 pearl onions ½ pound mushrooms 3 tablespoons flour …

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Salmon Verrine Recipe

Horseradish Cream INGREDIENTS 4 oz cream cheese 4 TBS fresh grated horseradish root OR prepared horseradish sauce to taste 2 sprigs fresh dill 7 (or more) TBS heavy cream 1/8 tsp salt DIRECTIONS Blend everything in a food processor.  Add more heavy cream if you like a thinner sauce.  Add more horseradish sauce if you …

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October 2015—Liza Ledet

Unleashing Innovation in Pet Health WHETHER YOU LIVE in Old Mandeville or frequent it on a regular basis, you’ve undoubtedly seen people walking or running, sipping coffee or grabbing a beer or cocktail—many of them accompanied by their four-legged friends. Nestled along the main thoroughfare of this pet-friendly community, among historic residences, boutiques and restaurants, …

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