Tag Archives: cook

Artful Blogging of Food

Marisa McClellan- Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round I have thought long and hard on what I can bring to you all that is different to what I have been showing you over the past few years.  For the longest time I was so stumped that my blog took a hit.  A long break […]

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Liángfěn with Black Bean Chili Sauce

When I started Gourmand Chic almost three years ago, I reached out to a lot of foodies, chefs and people in the culinary social media world.  One of the first people I met was Shanti Christensen.  I got to know her little by little over the years and even though we have yet to meet […]

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Clams with Mint, Chiles, and Bacon

I am a fan of clams.  I love how versatile they are and can virtually be cooked in any style and any cuisine.  Today I am making a recipe from The Herbal Kitchen: Cooking with Fragrance and Flavor by Jerry Traunfeld.  What I love about his cookbook is that he has fabulous dishes you can make […]

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Facelift

Okay, so my blog is WAY overdue for a “makeover”.  So guess what?  I started a facelift process already and wanted to let you all know that I am going to have lots of new things on my blog in the next month or two.  Please feel free to come back and look around to […]

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Long Lost Friends and Home Cooked Meals

I am not the kind of girl who makes friends easily. Most people would find that baffling coming from me because I seem so sociable and friendly on the surface. But being friendly and actually cultivating a strong and true friendship are completely different things. Recently, my friend Michelle and her husband, Sang, moved back […]

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Sausage and Potato Goulash

So I decided to cook and try out more recipes from various cookbooks to push myself to make dishes not in my regular menu, so to speak. The great thing by doing this is that I really get to learn from other wonderful chefs out there and at the end of the day I have […]

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Bacon Mania

Jump on the bacon bandwagon!!!  It seems that all over the US and the Interwebs that there has been an increase in bacon related recipes.  This phenomenon has been dubbed “bacon mania”.  That is right.  Everything you can possibly cook or bake with bacon in it!  Dishes such as bacon explosion, chicken fried bacon, and […]

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