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Category Archives: Recipes
RECIPE: Black and Bleu
Get the whole story at The Huffington Post. Food to me is all about comfort. The comfort of knowing that your heart is still beating and your clock is still ticking because you’re hungry. And if you’re hungry for food, … Continue reading
RECIPE: Chorizo-Steamed Mussels and Clams with White Beans
Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Chorizo is one of those secret ingredients that makes for no-effort cooking because it already has so many secret ingredients within itself. Of course, it is perfect just sliced up and stuck on … Continue reading
RECIPE: Roasted Shrimp Cocktail with Chermoula
Get the whole story on Serious Eats. One of the best things about living in a strange place for a long time is getting to know not only its dominant, namesake cuisine, but all the other little cuisines that make … Continue reading
RECIPE: Cold Tomato and Tarragon Soup
Get the whole story at Serious Eats. We, proud Americans, know that peanut butter belongs with jelly. A perfect pair. A dynamic duo. But in France, tomato and tarragon are an incontestable couple. I have featured the two together before, … Continue reading
RECIPE: Blueberry Galette
Galette is what I like to call pie for dummies (like me). The crust is folded free-form around a nest of sweet summer blueberries. Too easy to be so good.
RECIPE: Basil Pesto Crusted Rack of Lamb
This is a recipe I’ve been making for years! Combine a simple basil pistou with fresh bread crumbs, and pack it onto a rack of lamb. Roast for a glam, but easy and traditional, dinner party center piece.
RECIPE: Radishes with Tapenade
When I was staying at the Hotel La Jabotte in Cap d’Antibes, every afternoon they had cocktail hour. They served simple vegetables with little dips, like tapenade or caviar de tomate. Riviera cocktail hour inspired this recipe…