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French in a Flash: Eggplant Tian

RECIPE: Eggplant Tian

My father eats Eggplant Parmigiana every Sunday night. And who doesn’t love a crispy Napoleon of crunchy, creamy fried eggplant, chunky-runny sauce, and gummy, salty Mozzarella cheese. It’s impossible to resist. It wasn’t until I went to Italy and France … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Trout en Papillotte

RECIPE: Trout en Papillote

When I was growing up, Meme would sing me this lullaby about how the fish swim in the sea, and the birds fly through the air. But when I bought Rusty, my goldfish, in college, I learned that with the … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Eat, Fish, French in a Flash, Main Courses, Recipes, Series
 

How Humpty Dumpty Lost His Head: Eggland’s Best, and the French Revolution

RECIPE: Strawberries with Champagne Sabayon

You may remember that recently I entered my little savory crustless quiches with fines herbes and chevre into the Eggland’s Best blogger recipe contest. The night of the dinner to announce the winner, I was sitting rather nervously munching down … Continue reading

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Categories: Desserts, Eat, Fruit, Recipes
 

Le 14 Juillet!

Happy Bastille Day, Révolutionnaires!

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French in a Flash: Sliced Steak with Chunky Two-Olive Tapenade

RECIPE: Sliced Steak with Two-Olive Tapenade

A wedding registry is always brimming with items to equip a kitchen like a well-stocked fortress. A cherry-pitter, just in case cherry pits happen. (Full disclosure: I have one!) But with my friend Lauren, who is getting married tomorrow, I … Continue reading

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Paris Post: Berthillon’s Raspberry Rose

Berthillon is Paris’s most famous ice cream shop. And that’s saying something, because every day when I walk by the various ice cream shops throughout the city, the lines snake out onto the sidewalks, and around the street corners. But … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Pistoued Lamb Brochettes with Bay and Seared Olives

RECIPE: Pistoued Lamb Brochettes With Bay Leaves And Seared Olives

I learn more about life in cooking school in Paris than I do about cooking. But then, life is a lot like cooking, isn’t it? You toss a bunch of different things together, close your eyes, and hope it all … Continue reading

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Categories: Appetizers & Hors D’Oeuvres, Eat, For a Crowd, French in a Flash, Main Courses, Meat, Recipes, Series