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French in a Flash: Creamy Asparagus, Basil, and Crème Fraîche Velouté

RECIPE: Creamy Asparagus, Basil, and Crème Fraîche Velouté

In the dead of winter, I can feel just that: dead.  I let myself eat macaroni and cheese and carrot cake with wild abandon, and though comfort food may feed the soul, it doesn’t do much for the body.  Sunday … Continue reading

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My Will and Tastement: Sir Kensington’s Gourmet Scooping Ketchup

RECIPE: Sir Kensington's Easy Turkey Meatloaf for Two

Maybe it’s weird to wax poetic about ketchup.  After all, ketchup is probably the most quotidian American condiment.  But that’s exactly it–why I love it.  After living abroad in ketchup-phobic Europe, where everyone is too “sophisticated/European/refined/who knows what” for ketchup, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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