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Bijouxs French Tarragon House Vinaigrette

Bijouxs French Tarragon House Vinaigrette | Bijouxs Little Jewels

A summer evening outdoor concert spurs Bijouxs Basics. Working as a personal chef I had the opportunity to prepare meals for the most amazing families, many of which I still count as friends. An impromptu evening with such a former family, along with plenty of catching up, reveals a most requested Bijouxs, the house vinaigrette, and after all, Bijouxs is all about sharing the little jewels. Continue reading Bijouxs French Tarragon House Vinaigrette

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Risi e bisi (Rice with Peas)

Risi e bisi (Rice with Peas) Bijouxs Little Jewels

The peas are green! Spring has begun! Long live Venice!” The April 25th Venice tradition is for the Doge (the Chief Magistrate) to taste a spoonful of the city’s most famous dish, Risi e bisi, in public to annunciate the start the Feast of Saint Mark. Risi e bisi (Rice with Peas) marks the start of spring – join Bijouxs in celebrating this little jewel of dish. Continue reading Risi e bisi (Rice with Peas)

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Jamie’s Greenhouse Couscous

Jamie’s Grenhouse Couscous | Bijouxs Little Jewels

I was born craving summer. I know it is winter here in Southern California, but by the shore on many days the sun still burns bright.  Now craving a winter picnic that includes a perfect portable salad. Here is my version of Greenhouse Couscous Salad–a summer jewel in winter. Continue reading Jamie’s Greenhouse Couscous

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Marinated Garden Tomatoes & “Ricotta”

Marinated Garden Tomatoes & “Ricotta”| Bijouxs Little Jewels

This year the weather been like no other, including a strange growing season for tomatoes. One of my tomato varieties sadly did not make it and the other took over like a weed. The oddly shaped fruits made this wonderfully simple salad Marinated Garden Tomatoes & “Ricotta”, a little summer jewel.

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