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How and why you should celebrate Bastille Day!

RECIPE: Sloshed Red Berries in Rosé Wine with Thyme

Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era because one of my favorite things to do is “entertain at home”.  Does that sound so Mitford?  I’ll be honest: I don’t do it as often as I would like.  … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Flavors on Father’s Day

RECIPE: Drunken Goat Spaghetti

My dad is pretty special.  I know all daughters say that, but it’s really true.  He has taught me a lot over the years, not least of which was how to enjoy food.  A true gourmand, he simply cannot boil … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Easy, Eat, Main Courses, Recipes, Sides, Starches, Vegetarian, Vegetarian
 

Long Island’s North Fork and Springtime Sorrel Salmon

RECIPE: Springtime Sorrel Salmon for Two

When I was young I had a friend named Catherine.  Our mothers were friends, and every now and again we’d take the drive out from Manhattan to their cottage in Jamesport, just by the sea.  I have vivid, cinematic memories … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Bard Answers Readers’ Questions + 1001 Nuits Ice Cream!

RECIPE: 1001 Nights --Raz el-Hanout Ice Cream with Grilled Almonds

Elizabeth Bard, author and ice cream adventurer, is back to answer ALL your questions.  Below, she discusses the virtue of fried dough and (my favorite ingredient!) orange flower water, hairy vegetables, sea snails, and, of course, picnicking in Provence!  Plus, … Continue reading

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Picnic in Provence, Apple Clafoutis, New York Parking Lot Markets, and Figapalooza

Spring is finally here, but it’s been a long time coming.  When I received the galley of Elizabeth’s book, I sat down to read it, all along looking for ways that it would work on French Rev.  As I said … Continue reading

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Categories: 60 Minutes, Breakfast & Brunch, Cheap, Desserts, Easy, Eat, Eggs, Finds, Fruit, Pastries, Recipes, Sweets, Vegetarian
 

Pot de Crème with Palais des Thés’ Chaï Impérial

RECIPE: Rich, Exotic Chocolate - Chai Pot de Crème

I like to listen to the Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong station on Pandora while I’m cooking.  There is a classic lightness to it that I find both grounding and energy-giving.  It has also accompanied me through not a few … Continue reading

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Rose Crispy Treats for Valentine’s Weekend

RECIPE: Rose Crispy Treats

This weekend, two of our best friends from London are coming to stay, and for one of them, it’s her first time in America.  I’m making them Bavette aux Échalotes for a double Valentine’s dinner at home, and a bay … Continue reading

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