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Franglais: Apple and Cheddar Croque Monsieurs

RECIPE: Apple and Cheddar Croque Monsieurs

Get the whole story on The Huffington Post. I was recently in my favorite restaurant in Paris, when I looked down and  noticed something on the menu that I hadn’t before.  Not that it wasn’t there; I just hadn’t noticed … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Bread & Butter, Cheap, Eat, Franglais, Recipes, Sandwiches, Series
 

Please VOTE for My Recipe in French Glamour!

RECIPE: Noix de Saint-Jacques Gratinées à la Persillade

One of my favorite magazines, French Glamour, is holding a recipe contest.  The winner gets her recipe on the menu of a famous Paris restaurant for one day, and gets the recipe printed in the magazine!  I’ve entered my Noix … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Appetizers & Hors D’Oeuvres, Easy, Eat, Fish, Individual, Main Courses, Recipes
 

French in a Flash: Creamed Leeks

RECIPE: Creamed Leeks

Get the whole story on Serious Eats. Nothing irks me more than the neglected vegetable.  It’s abusive–to the vegetable, for one, and to you, because you’re either missing out on your vegetables altogether, or eating ones that taste like mush. … Continue reading

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Working Girl Dinners: Multigrain Cacio e Pepe

RECIPE: Multigrain Cacio e Pepe

There is no denying that there’s something about pasta after a long day.  It’s done in ten minutes, and it fills you up in more ways than one.  There’s something undeniably comforting a too-big bowl of something warm and simple. … Continue reading

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Franglais: Loaded Baked Potato Aligot

RECIPE: Loaded Baked Potato Aligot

I posted a simple aligot, gooey cheesy French mashed potatoes, recipe on Serious Eats a couple of weeks ago to great fanfare.  So, here’s an American-ized version, with all the flavors of a baked potato. Get the whole story at … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Cheap, Easy, Eat, Franglais, Recipes, Series, Sides, Starches, Vegetarian
 

French in a Flash: So-Easy Red Pistou Salmon

RECIPE: Red Pistou Salmon

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I find there’s something in the sturdiness of salmon that makes it a good dance partner.  And by that I mean, it stands up both to the wet-noodle waltzers that don’t lead, that … Continue reading

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I Love Raclette: Kappacasein

I can really relate to mice.  If I were standing in front of a mousetrap and I had to make the choice between cheese and certain gory death, or no cheese….  Well, in the presence of cheese I don’t think … Continue reading

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