Author Archives: Kerry

Working Girl Dinners: Cheapskate Spaghetti

RECIPE: Cheapskate Spaghetti

I just moved into a new apartment in London with Mr. English.  And I’ve been doing a lot of what I call “apartment cooking.”  I don’t have all my pots and pans yet, the kitchen’s small, and frankly, I just … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Cheap, Easy, Eat, Main Courses, Recipes, Series, Sides, Starches, Watch, Working Girl Dinners
 

Mirepoix

I loved the little town of Mirepoix, even though I guess, strictly speaking, it doesn’t have the grandiosity of Monte Carlo, or Cannes, or St. Tropez.  The breathtaking, terrible beauty of the Provençal perched villages of Les Baux, or Eze. … Continue reading

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Categories: Toulouse, Voyages
 

Franglais: Black Bruised Berry Meringue Mash

RECIPE: Black Bruised Berry Meringue Mash

There are times for frilly, doily-edged tarts.  For desserts that come after a meal and before you stop eating.  That is not what I want right now. Now, I feel like something so naughty, I will grin about it and … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Desserts, Easy, Eat, Franglais, Fruit, Recipes, Series, Vegetarian
 

GIVEAWAY! Jessica Seinfeld’s Double Delicious: Good Food for Busy, Complicated Lives

I have professional crushes–and they’re always women.  Leave the romantic crushes for the men.  Professional crushes are women who do what I do, or something I wish I did, in a way that I find so tantalizing that I wish … Continue reading

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I’m Lovin’ the Croque McDo

I’m a total sucker for fast food, as I’ve said SO many times.  I guess you would think that a French food writer might be something of a snob.  I’m a bons, the opposite of a snob.  Snob backwards, inside … Continue reading

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Categories: Côte d'Azur, Paris, Provence, Toulouse, Voyages
 

The Secret Ingredient (Dijon Mustard) Part 1: Perfect Vinaigrette

RECIPE: Perfect Vinaigrette

Get the whole story on Serious Eats. You can be as fancy as you like in the kitchen, but if you don’t know the basics, you’ll never get anywhere.  And one basic I have been working on for a long … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Easy, Eat, French in a Flash, Recipes, Salad, Series, Soup & Salad, Vegetarian
 

Sunday Brunch’s Tuna Bruschetta

RECIPE: Simple Tuna Bruschetta

I love Sunday brunch.  Either way.  See, sometimes I go out to one of those long, occasionally boozy brunches at some trendy little hotspot with friends.  I always get something salty with bacon, and get extremely indulgent.  Other times, I … Continue reading

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