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The Secret Ingredient (Vanilla) Part II: Almond-Crust Tilapia with Vanilla Sauce

RECIPE: Almond-Crusted Tilapia with Vanilla Sauce

Get the whole story on Serious Eats. The history of vanilla is a rich one. It is the pod of an orchid, and long grew only in Mexico; when explorers tried to bring vanilla back to Europe, the plant could … Continue reading

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Franglais: French Onion Dip

RECIPE: French Onion Dip

Get the whole story at The Huffington Post. Names are tricky. They are supposed to be the roadmap to a person. You hear their name, and you assume you can know a little bit about them. Not so. Names are … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Goat Cheese

RECIPE: Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Goat Cheese

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Who says watching TV is bad for you? Just last weekend while I was watching the Food Network I saw an idea that I loved: a recipe that combined strawberries and goat cheese. … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Vanilla) Part I: Sweet Vanilla Iced Tea

RECIPE: Sweet Vanilla Iced Tea

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Whenever I go for ice cream, I always have a hard time ordering. I know what I want, but I never get it. I go for pistachio, or cookies and cream, or some … Continue reading

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Franglais: American Onion Soup

RECIPE: American Onion Soup

Get the whole story at The Huffington Post. Food to me is medicinal. And in our modern world, we take medicine for both mind and body. A book of soup recipes is like the pharmacy aisle in a supermarket. You … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Provençal Mussels and Clams over Shells

RECIPE: Provençal Clams and Mussels over Shells

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. It seems to me that French food gets a really bad reputation around New Year’s. And, I’ll admit, where there’s smoke there’s fire—I do keep at least one pint of heavy cream in … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Black Truffle Pasta

RECIPE: Black Truffle Angel Hair

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I love New Year’s Eve—the idea of starting over, starting fresh—but I hate New Year’s parties. Waking up with a hangover is, for me, about the worst way to start fresh. So most … Continue reading

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