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Grilled Oysters with Parsley and Garlic Butter

Not surprisingly, one traditional French topping for grilled oysters involves a creamy bechamel sauce with cheese. Inspired by Escargots a la Bourguignonne, these oysters are drowned in the sinful, garlicky butter normally used for snails. Don’t forget the bread! Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf … Continue reading Grilled Oysters with Parsley and Garlic Butter

Pinot Grigio

While many people believe Pinot Grigio originated in Italy, it was actually born in France where it is known as “Pinot Gris”. Unlike most white wine grapes where the skin is tones of green, Pinot Grigio actually has a blueish-grey colour skin, making it look more like a red wine grape (“gris”=grey in french)! Since … Continue reading Pinot Grigio