Author Archives: Kerry

French in a Flash: Romantic Raspberry-Rose Sorbet with White Chocolate

RECIPE: Raspberry-Rose Sorbet with White Chocolate

Paris is a romantic city.  But the most romantic place in the whole of that romantic city is the tearoom at Berthillon.  Berthillon is an ice cream shop on the tiny and quaint Île St. Louis.  But it’s not like … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Parsley): As-Good-As-Cole Slaw Cabbage and Parsley Salad

RECIPE: As-Good-As-Cole Slaw Cabbage and Parsley Salad

I’m so excited about this month’s unsung hero: parsley.  I know, I know.  But hold back that skepticism.  Parsley is on the rise, and it’s not being shy anymore! There was a time when I didn’t like parsley. Not even … Continue reading

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Red, Red Spanish Chorizo and Seafood Stew for Valentine’s Day

RECIPE: Red, Red Spanish Chorizo and Seafood Stew

Mr. English and I are celebrating our fifth Valentine’s Day together today.  I say today, because long ago we decided to start observing on the thirteenth. We were both students at Oxford on our first Valentine’s day, and we’d been … Continue reading

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Spanish Yellow Rice to Serve with the Spanish Valentine’s Day Chorizo and Seafood Stew

RECIPE: Spanish Yellow Rice
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French in a Flash: Artichoke and Green Olive Pantry Tapenade

RECIPE: Artichoke and Green Olive Pantry Tapenade

When I come home late from work, as I have been lately, I don’t really want a full dinner.  I don’t want to spend an hour in the kitchen, and I don’t want to spend an hour at the table.  … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Bright, Light Paris Mushroom Salad

RECIPE: Bright, Light Paris Mushroom Salad

I’ve always marveled at the simple fact that no matter what I do to myself in Paris, I always lose weight.  And I do a lot to myself while I’m there.  I do cheese-stuffed crêpes.  I do Berthillon ice cream … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Avocado): Gooey Avocado Panini with Brie, Mozzarella, Sun Dried Tomatoes, and Basil

RECIPE: Gooey Avocado Panini with Brie, Mozzarella, Sundried Tomatoes, and Basil

I love a good grilled cheese, and this is just the grilled cheese to end all grilled cheeses.  Everything stuffed inside the crispy toasted crunchy ciabatta loaf is soft and oozing and melted, from the buttery avocado to the creamy … Continue reading

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