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The Secret Ingredient (Avocado): Greener Goddess Dressing

RECIPE: Greener Goddess Dressing

One of the best ways to eat avocado is when you don’t know it’s there at all: blended and swirled and obliterated. Avocado that has been whirlwinded up into smoothies, shakes, and in this case, dressings—it’s one of the most … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Sweet-Tart Duck Breast with Fresh Cherry Sauce

RECIPE: Sweet-Tart Duck Breast with Fresh Cherry Sauce

When I was little, my dad used to drive me and mom my hours out onto Long Island so he could have a specific, never to be duplicated duck à l’orange.  Is there anything more French-iconic than that dish?  One … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Eat, French in a Flash, Main Courses, Poultry, Recipes, Series
 

Franglais (is back!): The Ultimate Raclette Grilled Cheese Sandwich

RECIPE: The Ultimate Raclette Grilled Cheese Sandwich

I can’t believe I didn’t actually discover raclette in France.  It was in London (for shame!).  And being the cheese lover that I am, I’m shocked that it took me until my late twenties to make such an epic discovery.  … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Bread & Butter, Cheap, Easy, Eat, Franglais, Recipes, Sandwiches, Series, Vegetarian
 

Triple-Fried, Triple Citrus Goose Fat Frites

RECIPE: Triple Fried, Triple Citrus Goose Fat Frites

If you’re looking for a recipe to beat the winter blues, look no further.  This is my ultimate comfort food: matchstick potatoes, deep fried in goose fat (three times so they’re the pinnacle of crisp).  I top them with sea … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Avocado): Chunky Charred Fresh Tuna and Avocado Salsa with Corn Chips

RECIPE: Chunky Charred Fresh Tuna and Avocado Salsa with Corn Chips

Tuna and avocado are a pretty handsome pair.  Not quite so obvious as peanut butter and jelly, but sometimes the best matches aren’t the most obvious.  When you stop to think of it, as I just did, tuna and avocado … Continue reading

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Chouquettes

RECIPE: Really Easy Chouquettes

I still remember my first chouquette. I’m not big on breakfast.  While it’s most people’s favorite meal, it’s something I usually resolve to eat around this time every year.  Mostly, I fail.  But one fine morning, I was in Paris … Continue reading

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Categories: 60 Minutes, Bakery, Bread & Butter, Breakfast & Brunch, Cheap, Eat, Pastries, Recipes, Vegetarian
 

French in a Flash: Anchoïade

RECIPE: Anchoïade

I was thinking about what to make for my column last night, while watching British food TV.  The chef was doing a tour of the Canal de Midi, much as I have done over the last few summers, touring along … Continue reading

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