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Learning From The Cleanse

The husband and I made it through the cleanse, learning a lot in the process. It was challenging, but so rewarding. For one week we followed a meal plan inspired by the Whole Living Action Plan and Dr. Junger’s book, Clean: smoothie for breakfast, satisfying vegan...

This Past Week at La Domestique: Pomegranates

This past week at la Domestique we opened up the winter pantry with pomegranates. The gorgeous ruby color and Christmas ball shape of these ancient fruits make them perfect for the holiday season. Throughout the week we explored cooking with pomegranate seeds, juice,...

This Past Week at La Domestique: Chestnuts

This past week at la Domestique was dedicated to cooking with chestnuts. Autumn is the season when chestnuts drop from the tree in windfalls. Here at la Domestique we explored cooking with raw chestnuts, jarred roasted chestnuts, chestnut purée, candied chestnuts, and...

This Past Week at La Domestique: Brussels Sprouts

This past week at la Domestique was dedicated to cooking with Brussels sprouts, a brassica that comes into season after the first frosts of fall. The smallest buds have the sweetest, most delicate flavor. It’s important not to overcook these tiny cabbages, or...

This Past Week at La Domestique: Beer

This past week at la Domestique was dedicated to cooking with beer, from pale lagers to black stouts. We explored all the unique flavors beer contributes to soups, braises, breads, and even cakes. Beer can be hoppy, bitter, fruity, herbal, sweet, or rich, among other...