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An Almost Free Lunch: The Costco Hot Dog

There’s nothing like Costco on a Saturday.  The free samples could keep you going like a wind-up robot until at least dinnertime.  But I don’t stop there. My friend’s father recently asked me if I’d ever had a Costco hot … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Olivey French Lentil and Barley Salad

RECIPE: Olivey French Lentil and Barley Salad

Get the whole story on Serious Eats. This is the kind of food that makes me what to shout, “Look, Ma, I’m eating healthy!” I’ve been traveling a lot lately, which I love, and it’s great, but it’s also inevitably … Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY! Lunch in Paris

  I was just in Paris a few weeks ago, and Mr. English had to miss our train and stay back in London until dinnertime.  Hate to admit it, but I wasn’t totally disappointed!  Sorry, love.  I got to do … Continue reading

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Mahjong Dumplings: Lower East Side Cool Hits the Upper East Side

What is Mahjong?  Maybe someone can explain it to me.  All I know is it was a game my grandma used to play “with the girls”.  But now, I’m suddenly into it because I am, literally, obsessed with Mahjong Dumplings. … Continue reading

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Working Girl Dinners: Guest-Worthy Salmon with Asparagus and Mustard Sauce

RECIPE: Guest-Worthy Salmon with Asparagus and Mustard Sauce

Salmon is the real chicken of the sea.  Everyone loves it.  It’s healthy, and guiltless, relatively inexpensive, and elegant.  This meal is so easy, but it’s the kind of food you could serve to in-laws or bosses.  Or, just to … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Crunchy Roasted Salmon and Beets

RECIPE: Crunchy Roasted Salmon and Beets

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. This recipe is a combination of a fantastic salt-of-the-earth salad I had at Canton Arms in London and a recipe I saw in a French food magazine on an airplane.  A great reminder … Continue reading

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Franglais: Sweet Potato and Carrot Velouté with Quatre-Epices

RECIPE: Sweet Potato and Carrot Velouté with Quatre-Epices

Get the whole story at The Huffington Post. I love sweet potato fries.  Because they are salty.  And crispy.  And what’s not to love?  You could deep fry and salt anything and I’d put it in my mouth.  Deep-frying sweet … Continue reading

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