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French in a Flash: Tapenade and Warm Goat Cheese Tartines

RECIPE: Tapenade and Warm Goat Cheese Tartines with Microgreens

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. There is something so comforting about spreads–and I think it has something to do with the fact that they get spread on bread, the most comforting of all foods.  So flavorful and so … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Black Pepper): Multigrain Cacio e Pepe with Arugula

RECIPE: Multigrain Cacio e Pepe with Arugula

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Lately, in The Secret Ingredient, I’ve been more inspired by using everyday items, like the bottom half of the maple syrup bottle or the butt ends of vanilla beans, that I already have … Continue reading

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French in a Flash for the Super Bowl: Hotdog Vol-au-Vents

RECIPE: Hotdog Vol-au-Vents

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Are pigs in a blanket really French?  Not really.  And are these really vol-au-vents?  Not exactly.  But since the Super Bowl isn’t exactly French either, I thought we could take a few liberties.

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Franglais for the Super Bowl: Fried Cornichons

RECIPE: Fried Cornichons with Parsley and Grain Mustard Mayonnaise

Get the whole story at The Huffington Post. So much in life seems to be in exchange for something else, starting with “you can have dessert once you eat your vegetables.”  For me, eating broccoli was never the problem.  When … Continue reading

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Franglais: Steak and Horseradish Croissants

RECIPE: Steak and Horseradish Croissants

Get the whole story at The Huffington Post. I’m not exactly a “gamer.”  I don’t have any game, I don’t play games, I don’t participate in games.  My high school sports memories are still fresh—raw—enough for me to heed them … Continue reading

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French in the Flash: Braised Fennel Crunch

RECIPE: Braised Fennel Crunch

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. The last time I had braised fennel was in France at a restaurant called Pères et Filles on rue de Seine in Paris. And not to speak ill, because I love that restaurant, … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Vanilla) Part III: Vanilla Cream Pots

RECIPE: Vanilla Cream Pots

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I hope this month’s series on vanilla has given you some ideas about how to use it in different ways. This recipe is my attempt to recreate my favorite dessert in Paris: the vanilla … Continue reading

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