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The Secret Ingredient (Chorizo) Part IV: Two-Cheese Chorizo Quesadillas with Watercress

RECIPE: Two-Cheese Chorizo Quesadillas with Watercress

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Quesadillas may be the perfect food. I live for them. I usually make mine with cheddar cheese, black beans, and whole-leaf cilantro. For this version, I’ve decided to do a spicy update. I … Continue reading

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French in a Flash (Classic): Wild Mushrooms Vol-au-Vent

RECIPE: Wild Mushroom Vol-au-Vent

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Whenever I think of puff pastry, I wonder how anything that should be so heavy could ever be so light. It is that lightness that gives meaning to vol-au-vent, literally “flying in the … Continue reading

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Franglais: Fish Mistral

RECIPE: Roast Trout Stuffed with Sauce Mistral Recipe

Read the full article at The Huffington Post. Good things may come in small packages, but really good things come in small packages that come out of the oven. You deserve Christmas morning more than just once a year. Or … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Chorizo) Part III: Chorizo-Crisped Potatoes with Pearl Onions and Whole Onions

RECIPE: Chorizo-Crisped Potatoes with Pearl Onions and Whole Garlic

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. There are some days (actually, most days) where I don’t want a fully composed meal. Just a one-pot-wonder of something satisfying and indulgent will do me. Something that I really want to have … Continue reading

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Franglais: A New Series for the Huffington Post

RECIPE: Black and Bleu

Hello hello! Some of you may know that I have started writing a new series for the Huffington Post: Franglais, a culinary iteration of the kind of French-American patois I grew up speaking and eating. So, all the recipes are … Continue reading

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Franglais: Saffron-Soaked Clam Bouillabaisse

RECIPE: Saffron-Soaked Clams Bouillabaisse

Get the whole story at The Huffington Post. There are only some people who will love you when you have shells in your hands and broth dripping from your elbows. They are your friends. And I am not above bribing … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Five Heads of Garlic Roast Chicken

RECIPE: Five Heads of Garlic Roast Chicken

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I hate summertime. Loathe it. So when I see the date is August 26, I know there’s only a handful of days left until September, and even though September is technically summer—come on, … Continue reading

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