June 12, 2015


Life is like an old family recipe...
To Be Treasured.

Getting ready to host a festive after five dinner gathering?
Choose the classics.....
A little black dress
Heirloom Pearls

This is a very easy recipe to prepare,
yet oh so elegant! 

The Crepes
3 large eggs
2/3 cup flour
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons melted butter

Place eggs, flour and milk in a blender and process to combine. Let crepe batter rest for 20 minutes or more. Heat crepe pan over medium heat, brush with melted butter and pour scant 1/3 cup of batter into the pan tilting to coat. Cook for 1-2 minutes until top of crepe looks dull and edges can easily be pulled up. Run a wide metal spatula under the crepe and flip to cook the other side for about 1 minute. Prepare remaining crepes in the same manner, brushing pan with butter each time. Stack crepes until ready to fill.

Chicken- Mushroom B├ęchamel Filling
4 tablespoons butter divided
3 tablespoons flour
2 cups milk
¼ cup white wine
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
1 ½ cups mushroom sliced
1 garlic clove pressed
½ teaspoon fresh thyme
1 ½ cups chicken cooked and cubed

Cook mushrooms in a chef's pan over medium heat by first melting 1 tablespoon butter. Add mushrooms, garlic and thyme to the pan and cook for about 8 minutes until mushrooms are soft and any liquid has evaporated. In a sauce pan set to medium heat, melt remaining 3 tablespoons butter. Add flour and cook for about 2 minutes, mixture will resemble paste. Add milk to the flour mixture whisking to combine. Cook for 3-4 minutes until mixture thickens. Add wine, salt, pepper, chicken and mushrooms and cook for 2-3 more minutes.

 To  assemble crepes ladle about ½ cup of mixture down the center of each crepe. 
Fold each edge over and roll crepe.

“The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize.”
~Clairee Belcher

Or so we thought......

It's Foodie Friday!


  1. Those look yummy! Visiting from Foodie Friday. What a wonderful blog you have! I like blogs with a variety of subjects. Mae Mobley looks like a real sweetie.

    1. Thank you Carole! I so appreciaet your visit today! I will pop over and see what's going on at your Carolina Home too! Hope you enjoy the recipe!

  2. I love making crepes--dessert or savory. This would be a good one for these hot days and not wanting the oven on! XOXO

  3. Oh wow, those crepes look divine!! Wish I had some right this very minute.

  4. Hi - That lovely pictures shows the crepes with sauce on top. Did you pour more sauce over the top and brown them in the oven?

    1. Yes you can brown them in the oven for about 15-20 minutes!

  5. What type of white wine regular or cooking? I love moscato would that work?

    1. Hello Linda...a light white wine is called for...Moscato would probably work just fine.


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