Author Archives: Kerry

Reading Elizabeth Bard’s New Book PICNIC IN PROVENCE

I may be a “millennial”, but I am old enough to remember a time that in order to make a friend, you had to be in the same room as her — at least once. I am not a typical … Continue reading

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Pot de Crème with Palais des Thés’ Chaï Impérial

RECIPE: Rich, Exotic Chocolate - Chai Pot de Crème

I like to listen to the Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong station on Pandora while I’m cooking.  There is a classic lightness to it that I find both grounding and energy-giving.  It has also accompanied me through not a few … Continue reading

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Rose Crispy Treats for Valentine’s Weekend

RECIPE: Rose Crispy Treats

This weekend, two of our best friends from London are coming to stay, and for one of them, it’s her first time in America.  I’m making them Bavette aux Échalotes for a double Valentine’s dinner at home, and a bay … Continue reading

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Homey Crème Fraîche Baked Chicken

RECIPE: Homey Crème Fraîche Baked Chicken

Poor Mr. English.  He always asks me, what’s the point of marrying a girl that you can take-out-of-New-York-but-you-can’t-take-New-York-out-of-the-girl if she won’t make you chicken soup? I’m chicken intolerant.  It’s not something I often confess in foodie circles, but it’s true.  … Continue reading

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Bonafide Heirloom Carrot, Carrot, and Chive Slaw

RECIPE: Bonafide Heirloom Carrot, Carrot, and Chive Slaw

I am devoted to slaw.  If it’s on a menu, I order it.  And I make it constantly, in huge batches, and use it to stuff tacos, to top burgers, as a salad bed under steak or pork or grilled … Continue reading

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Greek Turkey Meatballs with Chobani Jalapeño and Mint Tzatziki

RECIPE: Greek Turkey Meatballs with Chobani Jalapeño and Mint Tzatziki

I am a really bad eater of breakfast.  I just don’t really like breakfast food.  So when I say that I eat anything with consistency before noon, it’s a big statement.  I have been a devotee of Chobani for about a year … Continue reading

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A Franglais Thanksgiving: Spiced Apple Cider Granita

RECIPE: Spiced Apple Cider Granita

My favorite dessert in the world is granita.  I seek it out, almost obsessively.  Gelupo, in my ex-hometown of London, makes the second greatest granita in the world in fabulous flavors.  My favorite is rose topped with vanilla whipped cream, … Continue reading

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