Oh, what FUN we had! Last Friday was the A Taste of Paris winter event, It's Valentine's day- An Enchanting French Experience and it was epic! Hosting events quarterly lets me bring my love of France right here to the Dallas area AND give its participants a tiny taste of what ATOP trips are like! ... Read more
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Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fudge- Just in time for Valentine’s Day!!
What goes together better than silky dark chocolate and raspberries? I could not resist heading to the kitchen to create something to pair these flavors just in time for Valentine's Day! I am so excited to share this scrumptious recipe with you. You can make Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fudge in less than 10 minutes and ... Read more
Chateau Pommard- the ATOP Fall Event!
Each quarter A Taste of Paris presents a French Inspired event. In the fall, just days before Thanksgiving, I hosted Preston and Megan from Chateau Pommard. They came all the way from Burgundy, France to my home in McKinney Texas for an amazing 2-nights filled with superb wine and sumptuous bites! With the craziness of ... Read more
My Favorite Holiday and a Recipe of Course!
Does Valentine's Day seem like a strange holiday to be my favorite? One of my V-Day rituals is to ask my husband and children if they will BE My Valentine, to which they reply YES of course! This entitles me to shower them with some of the traditional goodies designed for this day and the ... Read more
It’s Valentine’s Day -An Enchanting French Experience
When I set out to create the winter A Taste of Paris event for Valentine's Day, I knew it had to be something really special. While reflecting on Valentine's Day, one word kept coming to mind, PASSION. Curating an experience with one purpose in mind; to spark or reignite passion for the participants, became my ... Read more
Natures Palette is Irresistible
Every year it seems just a little bit harder to clean my act up after all of the holiday feasting. Is it just me? This year it's helping to concentrate on preparing beautiful plates. Did you know pretty food is good for you? Focus along with me, on filling your plates with the irresistible colors ... Read more
Wishing you all the Merriest Christmas! Lorie
Tis the season for appetizers! I thought I would share a few of my recent favorites with you! I had a very large board crafted for my daughter's small engagement party and for the recent ATOP wine event with Chateau Pommard and I just love the way it works for tasty tidbits. I like to line ... Read more
Have you been dreaming of a trip to France? I'll bet Santa is wondering what to put under the tree for you... I have some good news, there are still seats OPEN in all 3 A Taste of Paris food and wine excursions to France, but registration is heating up so let Santa know which ... Read more
The BEST Christmas Cookies
Is there anything happier than a platter of Christmas cookies? These are an assortment of my families favorites and so many happy memories! Chocolate Chip Cookies are my son's favorite and if I do say so, they are the BEST! Chocolate Chip Cookies 1 cup butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown sugar ... Read more