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The Secret Ingredient (Crème Fraîche) Part II: Easy Crème Fraîche Baked Mac and Cheese with Zucchini and Thyme

RECIPE: Easy Crème Fraîche Baked Mac and Cheese with Zucchini and Thyme

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The Secret Ingredient (Crème Fraîche) Part I: Crème Fraîche Sorbet

RECIPE: Crème Fraîche Sorbet

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. When I was a girl, I had three little girlfriends: Kristen, Sarah, and Alexandra. Alexandra’s mother was called Medusa–at least figuratively. Every time I stood quaking before her towering frame in her frigid … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient: Crème Fraîche

It’s time once again for my monthly column The Secret Ingredient over at Serious Eats. And I think this month in particular will be of particular interest to you, Revolutionnaires: Creme Fraiche.   Creme fraiche is vastly underutilized in the … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Chaussons aux Pommes with Cinnamon Crème Fraîche

RECIPE: Chaussons aux Pommes with Cinnamon Crème Fraîche

Did you know that in the late 1980s French version of The Little Mermaid, Ariel didn’t wear her seashell bikini top? Maman used the film to increase my French fluency, but I was so prudish and scarred that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Papiers Provence: 7 Juin CASSIS

There was one thing I had to do, that I had been meaning to do, before I left the South of France. In last week’s French in a Flash, I wrote that maman was born in Marseille. The reputation of … Continue reading

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Papiers Provence: 5-6 Juin CASSIS, LES BAUX, AVIGNON

This Saturday, the four of us decides to step back a millennium in medieval times. The night before, Mr. English and I went out to dinner alone at a little place in Cassis I had been wanting to try called … Continue reading

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Papiers Provence: 2-4 Juin JUAN-LES-PINS, CAP D’ANTIBES, CANNES, ST. TROPEZ

Some people go to the French Riveria for fun. I went for a pilgrammage. If you have been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know that I recently finished my Master’s in English at Oxford, and that my dissertation … Continue reading

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