When life gives you lemons, mix them up with some seasonal berries and indulge in fresh strawberry lemonade. Adding fresh fruit and herbs to beverages is an easy way to spruce up a delicious, but basic childhood favorite. Denise and Lenny start with a thyme-infused strawberry simple syrup made with sugar, strawberries, and sprigs of… Read More »
“ Cooking should be fun! Whether we are cooking at home or in the great outdoors we want our recipes to be fresh, seasonal and simple enough to make wherever life takes you. ”
Denise and Lenny are the dynamic duo behind Chez Us, a beautiful site where sharing delicious recipes is the main purpose. Denise learned to cook from her Basque great grandmother, and Lenny developed his love of food through his Portuguese upbringing. Together, Denise and Lenny travel, cook, and eat their way through the seasons. Through their beautiful photography and simple to follow recipes, they work hard to bring great food to people’s homes.
Clafoutis are a traditional French dessert made with fruit and a thick, custard-like batter. Most commonly made with cherries, clafoutis can also feature other fruits like our favorite summer blueberries and strawberries. Inspired by a friend’s experimentation in the kitchen, Denise and Lenny mixed up a patriotic strawberry clafouti with blueberries added in that would… Read More »
Few cooking methods bring out the sweetness in strawberries as flawlessly as roasting. It intensifies their flavor, making a phenomenal base for jams or sauces, such as this roasted strawberry sauce. Another roasting bonus that Denise and Lenny point out is its power to salvage berries that are nearly past their prime. A little heat… Read More »
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