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RECIPE: Spiced Pumpkin and Bourbon Beignets

I went to a very feminist all-girls’ school in New York. There were all sorts of legends about the founder: a suffragette mauled to death on a wheel–they got more and more wild and heroic until she was the feminine … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Wasabi) Part I: Wasabi-Battered Calamari with Wasabi Mayonnaise

RECIPE: Wasabi-Battered Calamari with Wasabi Mayonnaise

  Get the whole story at Serious Eats. In my family, we have a long-standing sushi tradition. It goes something like this: I drive to the supermarket where they roll the freshest sushi to my exact specifications. I then drive … Continue reading

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Anniversary: Dandoy in Brussels

It’s official! Mr. English and I have been together two very long but seemingly short years. Having finally gotten me back in England, Mr. English knew the best way to keep me was to take me back out as quickly … Continue reading

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Starving

I’m dedicating this post to one reader, Mark, because it was his question that inspired it. He asked, after reading that I had returned to Oxford to do my MBA, what I planned to do with all this education. Back … Continue reading

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Spiced Pumpkin and Bourbon Beignets with Vanilla Bean Sugar and Spiked and Sparkling Norman Mulled Cider for Bon Appétit

RECIPE: Spiced Pumpkin and Bourbon Beignets

Today in London, all of a sudden, it was November. The wet leaves swirled in the wind, and I bit into my favorite Godiva pumpkin truffle that my parents had left for me on their last visit here. And as … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Bouillabaisse Pasta

RECIPE: Bouillabaisse Pasta

My Papiers Provence (see link to the right) posts were some of my most popular ever, and my trip to the South continues to inform almost everything I create. I started off my French in a Flash column with Chilean … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Liquid Smoke) Part III: Smoky Hogfish and Pepper Escabeche

RECIPE: Smoky Hogfish and Pepper Escabeche

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. My inspiration for experimenting with liquid smoke came from a dish I had in a restaurant once, which is where I get many of my ideas for home cooking. We were traveling in … Continue reading

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