Julia Child’s Poulet au Porto

Poulet au Porto – Roast Chicken Steeped with Port Wine, Cream, and Mushrooms This popular favorite of Julia Child is great to serve for guests, but can’t be prepared ahead of time. Preparation and cook times aren’t extremely long, but plan your schedule accordingly. Ingredients: 3 lb Roast Chicken (buy a unseasoned cooked one, or [...]

Julia Child’s French Onion Soup

Julia Child’s French Onion Soup French Onion Soup has to be on the top of my list for favorite soups. This recipe by Julia Child takes a little longer than many simpler recipes, but it’s well worth the time spent. So get out your apron, and prepare to indulge in a classic French favorite. Ingredients: [...]

Julia Child’s Beef Brisket

Julia Child’s Slow Roasted, Smothered Beef Brisket Recipe This is a slow roasted recipe, so plan well in advance (no last minute cooks on this one). Prep and cook time take a total of three hours and fifteen minutes, but you can prepare this up to a day in advance, and leave it unattended while [...]

Julia Child’s Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon

Julia Child’s Beef Bourguignon (Beef Burgundy) This recipe is adapted from Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child. It’s somewhat of a long recipe, but no one ever said French cooking was easy. Have a glass of wine while preparing this wonderful dish, and the results will be rewarding. Ingredients: 3 1/2 tablespoons [...]

Julia Child’s Coq au Vin

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This recipe is drawn from many sources, but has heavy influence from Julia Child. Coq au Vin is a classic French dish, and a wonderfully easy way to cook a delicious chicken. Make sure you blanch the bacon or the dish will come out too salty. Directions on blanching the bacon are included in the [...]