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Say Cheese!

It has been said that Charles de Gaulle once uttered the seminal and lactose-inspired words: “How can you govern a country where there are 246 different types of cheese?” Ile de France makes three of them. The company held a … Continue reading

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Edible Election: Bipartisan Blueberry and Strawberry Galette

RECIPE: Bipartisan Blueberry and Strawberry Galette

Today, if we do our duty, we will stand in line at the polls and pronounce ourselves one of two things: Democrat, or Republican. Blue, or Red. And though we declare our differences, let us remember that blue and red, … Continue reading

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Who Moved My Cheese?

Most French people, myself very happily included, have a healthy relationship, some might even say a passionate relationship, with cheese. Manchego and I, for instance, are inseparable, and meet each morning for a breakfast rendez-vous, where I promptly devour poor … Continue reading

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Peace o’ Pizza

RECIPE: Pizza Marianne

I do believe I have a split personality. But don’t worry, it’s not schizophrenia. Nor is it my fault! The simple truth is that one half of me, my mom’s half, is French. The other half, naturally my dad’s, is … Continue reading

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The Wheel of Fortune

RECIPE: Wagon Wheels with Sauce Roquefort

Volkswagen tells us: On the road of life, there are passengers and there are drivers. And yes, some drivers are wanted: wanted for rear-ending me in the parking lot! As my VW Jetta whispered to me on Friday, some drivers … Continue reading

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Size Matters

Romance may be the domain of the French, but there are some American adages concerning dating—and eating—that I would like to address: to begin with, “there are many fish in the sea,” and “size doesn’t matter.” As anyone who has … Continue reading

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The Ink Pot

RECIPE: Pâtes Chanel

Many years ago, my father travelled to London—to the new Globe Theater. He came back with a gift; a beautiful Venetian glass pen, and a pot of obsidian ink—thick and black and enveloping of everything in its path. I know, … Continue reading

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