Category Archives: Recipes

Franglais: Garlic-oholic Roasted Haricots Verts

RECIPE: Garlic-oholic Roasted Haricots Verts

This is one of those un-photogenic recipes that gets little fanfare.  But it is so good.  If you want an easy veg, this is the one.  Green garlicky goodness.  Mr. English asks for it every night. Get the whole story … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Lentil and Sausage Soup

RECIPE: Lentil and Sausage Soup

It may seem strange to make soup in the summer, but I actually find soup suppers to be light, but satisfying. Get the whole story on Serious Eats. There’s nothing so French as a lentil.  So lowly, cheap, simple.  And … Continue reading

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Working Girl Dinners: Moules Marinière!

RECIPE: Moules Marinière

In honor of Bastille Week here on French Rev, I’m doing a francophile Working Girls this week.  I surveyed some of my friends who inspired the series, and they told me they did sometimes want to learn how to make … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Appetizers & Hors D’Oeuvres, Cheap, Easy, Eat, Fish, For a Crowd, Main Courses, Recipes, Series, Watch, Working Girl Dinners
 

Let Them Eat Candy

RECIPE: Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Ice Cream Sundae Profiteroles

Welcome Daily Candy visitors!  I am beyond thrilled today that DailyCandy is featuring French Revolution in its national edition–in time to get us all ready for Bastille Day next Thursday.  In the DailyCandy newsletter and on the website, you can … Continue reading

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Categories: 60 Minutes, Chocolate, Desserts, Easy, Eat, Frozen, Fruit, Pastry, Recipes, Vegetarian
 

Let Them Eat Candy: Part 3

RECIPE: Frozen Kir Royale

I grew up thinking that the Kir Royale was the height of sophistication.  Crème de Cassis, a black currant liqueur, topped with champagne.  How very elegant!  My version is, I like to think, younger and edgier: small scoops of black … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Herbes de Provence Seared Steak

RECIPE: Herbes de Provence Seared Steak

If you’re looking to grill on Bastille Day (that’s next Thursday!), look no further.  This recipe, from French in a Flash a few weeks ago, is just about the best grilled steak I’ve ever had.  Inexpensive, but super-tender, beef tenderloin … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Ginger Jam) Part II: The BEST Take-Out Style Ginger Shrimp

RECIPE: Ginger Shrimp

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. There is nothing like Chinese shrimp—or, at least the shrimp you get in American Chinese restaurants. They have the lightest crispy coating on the outside, and then that thick, flavors-from-all-directions sauce that clings … Continue reading

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