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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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Categories: Desserts, Eat, Recipes, Series, The Secret Ingredient, Vegetarian
 

Franglais: Marinière Mussel Chowder

RECIPE: Mussel Chowder

Get the whole story at The Huffington Post. I like when food tastes familiar. It’s routine, and it’s comforting. Like the way clean sheets always smell out of the dryer, or the first perfume you remember your mother wearing (Shalimar), … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Swordfish Paillard with Citrus Salad

RECIPE: Swordfish Paillard with Citrus Salad

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Growing up in Florida, winter always meant one thing to me: citrus. We had a Lilliputian orchard on our small plot of land that produced Key limes, Persian limes, oranges, lemons the size … Continue reading

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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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