Author Archives: Kerry

Writing for a Great New Travel Site: Fathom

Fathom is a phenomenal new travel site founded by (in the spirit of full disclosure) my first editor Jeralyn Gerba and Pavia Rosati.  It’s set to fill the space between those flash sale mania sites full of luxury, and the … Continue reading

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An Interview with French Food at Home’s Laura Calder: Part I

A year and a half ago, I had the chance to interview Laura Calder, host of French Food at Home on the Cooking Channel.  She had lost her voice, because the night before, she had won her James Beard award.  … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Ginger Jam) Part III: Sweet Ginger-Seared Tuna

RECIPE: Sweet Ginger-Seared Tuna

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. What I love best about ginger jam is the spicy caramel. Put it on anything, and add some sharp heat; the jam bubbles up, and darkens, and sticks, and turns straight to caramel … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Appetizers & Hors D’Oeuvres, Eat, Fish, For a Crowd, Individual, Main Courses, Recipes, Series, The Secret Ingredient
 

Franglais: Garlic-oholic Roasted Haricots Verts

RECIPE: Garlic-oholic Roasted Haricots Verts

This is one of those un-photogenic recipes that gets little fanfare.  But it is so good.  If you want an easy veg, this is the one.  Green garlicky goodness.  Mr. English asks for it every night. Get the whole story … Continue reading

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Some Favorite French Restaurants NOT in France

For those of us who have to eat from afar.  Most of these are in NYC and London, so if you have other local favorites, please add them in the comments!  This way, if you want to go out next … Continue reading

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Categories: California, London, New York, Restaurants, Voyages
 

French in a Flash: Lentil and Sausage Soup

RECIPE: Lentil and Sausage Soup

It may seem strange to make soup in the summer, but I actually find soup suppers to be light, but satisfying. Get the whole story on Serious Eats. There’s nothing so French as a lentil.  So lowly, cheap, simple.  And … Continue reading

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Interactive Paris Playlist

A party is nothing without music.  But I’ll admit it.  My taste in French music borders on antiquated, but I just love that gilded, moonlit, Midnight in Paris view of France, and that is encapsulated, for me, in the classics, … Continue reading

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