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French in a Flash: Quick-Braised Young Leeks with Parmesan and Thyme

RECIPE: Quick-Braised Young Leeks with Parmesan and Thyme

Sometimes, for this column, I have a very distinct thing that I want to do.  Like, Celeriac Remoulade.  And then I pace and puff and pout my way around a supermarket, hunting for the celery roots that are never going … Continue reading

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Franglais: Onion-Ring Leeks

RECIPE: Onion-Ring Leeks

I always go for comfort food, but there are times when I want my vegetables to be a bit more stilettos than sweat pants. Enter the leek. The unsung heroe of French food.  Any stock, any soup, any sauce—should have … Continue reading

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Working Girl Dinners: Bruschetta Sea Bass

RECIPE: Bruschetta Sea Bass

I eat bruschetta at least once a week.  In fact, I’m getting ready to make it for lunch today.  I like it simple, tomatoes tossed with olive oil and salt, maybe some torn fresh basil, piled onto toasted good bread … Continue reading

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Smoking Hot Chipotle Fried Fish

RECIPE: Smoking Hot Chipotle Fried Fish

As a London resident, I have become a bar-none fried fish fanatic.  The juxtaposition of that crispy exterior with a soft and steaming interior of flaky fish is so scrumptious.  And so satisfying.  I use a po’ boy preparation on … Continue reading

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Fluffy Truffled Scrambled Eggs

RECIPE: Fluffy Black Truffled Scrambled Eggs

If there was ever a breakfast that you’d eat in a silk robe and really fluffy slippers, this is it.  Huge chunks of fluffy egg, tempered with half and half.  And best of all, studded and stirred with heady, earthy, … Continue reading

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Oh-So-Easy Baked Camembert Corkscrews

RECIPE: Oh-So-Easy Baked Camembert Corkscrews

You know in the cartoons, when Bugs Bunny or Daffy Duck has some genius idea, and a light bulb goes off in the corner of the screen?  I may not have a tail or whiskers or feathers or be drawn … Continue reading

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WORKING GIRL DINNER: Rare Japanese Tuna Burgers with Wasabi Mayo and Pickled Ginger

RECIPE: Rare Japanese Tuna Burgers with Wasabi Mayo and Pickled Ginger

I am obsessed with tuna burgers.  They have that whole burger thing going on, with the bun, and the toppings, and the casualness of it all.  I love that familiarity and simplicity.  But I feel so much better after I … Continue reading

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