Author Archives: Kerry

Everything you ever wanted to know about France publishes today!

For my final exam at Le Cordon Bleu, I had to prepare a dish called blanquette de veau.  It’s a veal stew — sounds good, right?  Except that it’s stewed in cream, and thickened with egg yolk, and in the … Continue reading

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Maille Has a Mustard Sommelier (You Heard That Right), and Her Name Is Pierette Huttner!

I can’t tell you what a thrill it is for me when Maille launches a new product, and I get the email that they I am invited to taste it.  I comes simply down to, I love Maille.  Their mustards … Continue reading

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Hitting Provence’s Markets like a Pro: An Interview with Markets of Provence Author Marjorie Williams

Marjorie Williams As I wrote last week, Marjorie Williams has written the French shopping bible – a day-by-day guide to the thirty best markets Provence has to offer. And it’s so usable – if you’re in Provence on a Friday … Continue reading

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Marjorie Williams has Written the Guide to Provençal Markets – aka the French Shopping Bible

GIVEAWAY! Each year, this is when I start plotting. I am going to France.  I have limited time, and limited Euros.  How am I going to spend both? I make a list of what I need.  Or want.  I have … Continue reading

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Turkey Tenders with Sea Salt, Herbes de Provence, and Lemon

RECIPE: Turkey Tenders with Sea Salt, Herbes de Provence, and Lemon

This is a fun recipe! Some people are young at heart.  I’m young at taste buds.  And there are times when those taste buds are wailing with clenched fists and trembling chins not for foie gras, but for grilled cheese, … Continue reading

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Austin-Inspired Grill-Seared Flank Steak with Smoked Almond Greens Pesto and Smoked Salt Just in Time for SXSW

RECIPE: Grill-Seared Flank Steak with Smoked Almond Greens Pesto and Smoked Salt

I just got back from my very first trip to Austin, Texas, where I completely undid the effects of my Vegan + Fish January by eating nothing but red meat the entire time I was there.  C’est la vie! I … Continue reading

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Almond-Crusted Tilapia with Arugula, Fennel, and Lemon Salad

RECIPE: Almond-Crusted Tilapia with Arugula, Fennel, and Lemon Salad

I have been delinquent in posting this recipe, because it was actually part of my “Vegan + Fish” January — and was unexpectedly so adored that Mr. English regularly pesters me to make it again.  I should listen. I absolutely love … Continue reading

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