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Dinner for Two: Gingerly Roast Pork with Thyme

RECIPE: Gingerly Roast Pork with Thyme

It’s easy to fall into the trap of cooking pasta during the week. It’s fast, it’s easy, and it’s good. But sometimes, after a long day, don’t you just want to tear into a piece of meat? Like, a serious … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Stoplight Piperade with Spicy Broiled Salmon

RECIPE: Stoplight Piperade with Spicy Broiled Salmon

I love quirky French regional dishes. Some, like sauce mistral—an almond sauce from Provence—for example, really haven’t make much of a splash. And others, like piperade—a pepper stew from the Basque country—have become international sensations (at least, in fashionable brunch … Continue reading

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How to Make Moroccan Mint Tea

RECIPE: Moroccan Mint Tea

Just like Mémé taught me.

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Dinner for Two: Easy Crumbly, Mustardly Salmon

RECIPE: Easy Crumbly, Mustardly Salmon

There are three kinds of recipes.  The first are the kind that totally, for lack of a better word, suck.  Fool me once; I never make those again.  The second are the kind that are terrific, but they just feel … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: BBQ Coq au Vin

RECIPE: BBQ Coq au Vin

Some people get their kicks running marathons, or knitting, or surfing YouTube for hours a day.  I get mine reinventing classic French recipes.  This one is the fruit of last weekend’s experimentation with turning classic, wintry coq au vin into … Continue reading

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Dinner for Two: Crispy Broiled Scallops and Chorizo

RECIPE: Crispy Broiled Scallops and Chorizo

I have a serious food crush on seafood with pork.  Here in London, a restaurant called J. Sheekey’s Oyster Bar makes squid and wild boar cassoulet.  My heart stops.  It is literally all I live for. And while I can’t … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Vegetarian Grilled Zucchini Croque Mademoiselle

RECIPE: Chargrilled Zucchini Croque Mademoiselle

There’s a place downstairs from my old apartment in Paris called the Horse’s Tavern Café.  It has an inside, but I’ve never seen it.  For me, it’s all about sitting at the tables that tumble forth out of the front … Continue reading

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