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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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Working Girl Dinners: Moules Marinière!

RECIPE: Moules Marinière

In honor of Bastille Week here on French Rev, I’m doing a francophile Working Girls this week.  I surveyed some of my friends who inspired the series, and they told me they did sometimes want to learn how to make … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Appetizers & Hors D’Oeuvres, Cheap, Easy, Eat, Fish, For a Crowd, Main Courses, Recipes, Series, Watch, Working Girl Dinners
 

BASTILLE GIVEAWAY! Enter to win a free copy of Ina Garten’s Barefoot in Paris

Normally in my giveaways, I give away a new cookbook.  But this week, in honor of Bastille Day, I’m giving away a favorite cookbook: Barefoot in Paris, by Ina Garten.  The book is beautiful to look at, full of color-saturated … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Candy

RECIPE: Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Ice Cream Sundae Profiteroles

Welcome Daily Candy visitors!  I am beyond thrilled today that DailyCandy is featuring French Revolution in its national edition–in time to get us all ready for Bastille Day next Thursday.  In the DailyCandy newsletter and on the website, you can … Continue reading

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Categories: 60 Minutes, Chocolate, Desserts, Easy, Eat, Frozen, Fruit, Pastry, Recipes, Vegetarian
 

Let Them Eat Candy: Part 2

RECIPE: Black Forest Croque Monsieurs

Croque Monsieurs are the French ultimate grilled ham and cheese sandwiches.  I use nontraditional smoked Black Forest ham, Gruyère cheese that bubbles and melts and oozes, and a simple béchamel sauce spiked with hot Dijon mustard and heady nutmeg.  Traditional … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Candy: Part 3

RECIPE: Frozen Kir Royale

I grew up thinking that the Kir Royale was the height of sophistication.  Crème de Cassis, a black currant liqueur, topped with champagne.  How very elegant!  My version is, I like to think, younger and edgier: small scoops of black … Continue reading

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