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Category Archives: Recipes
RECIPE: Niçoise Tuna Melts
The Niçoise salad is such a classic, I can’t seem to stop reinventing it. I was actually inspired to make this sandwich while thumbing through Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbook, and reading about her tuna melt history at Jackson Hole—a chain of … Continue reading
RECIPE: Crispy Fried Boursin Cheese Balls
I was hungry and grumpy (when are those two ever seen apart?) at the Nice airport a few weeks ago. I couldn’t find a McDonald’s, so I figured it was high time I tried the other fast food in France: … Continue reading
RECIPE: Avocado and Tomato "Canapé" Toasts
I just made these for dinner from some scraps lurking in my fridge. So good and buttery and summery fresh. Perfect with pinot grigio. Delish.
RECIPE: Crispy Soft-Shell Crab Sandwiches
Admittedly, I did mine a day early, which I why I have the recipes to show you. My best friend and her fiancé and my parents and I all sat out on our terrace before heading out into the torrid … Continue reading
RECIPE: Provençal Sablés
When I took Air France’s navette shuttle plane from Nice to Paris last month, I was enchanted. The male flight attendant paid me almost medieval-level chivalrous courtesies. Women traveled with dogs on leashes and in the laps, as they ate … Continue reading
RECIPE: My French Filet O Fish
I love burgers. But I hate myself afterwards. What feels good in the act always leaves me feeling sick, full, and out of control. So I consider my love of fish sandwiches, fish burgers, I call them, to be a … Continue reading
RECIPE: Filet Mignon with Mustard Butter
I think, since Dijon mustard is a French invention, that it’s only appropriate to use it in a French preparation. Steak with butter. Genius. Tender, but firm, meat, dripping in rivulets of melting cream-sweet, soft butter, that contrasts but complements … Continue reading