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The Secret Ingredient (Chamomile) Part II: Chamomile Pork Chops with Lemon

RECIPE: Chamomile Pork Chops with Lemon

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I’ve had my nose in a book for the last week studying for a looming macroeconomics exam, and I finally found out something interesting. Do you know who said “There’s no such thing … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Dijon Chicken

RECIPE: Dijon Chicken

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. There is a saying in our house: “Il n’y a que Maille qui m’aille.”(Loose translation: “Only Maille works for me!”) It’s a slogan of the venerable French mustard house Maille that my stepfather mutters at … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Chamomile) Part I: Seared Sea Scallops with Chamomile Beurre Blanc

RECIPE: Seared Sea Scallops with Chamomile Beurre Blanc

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. This month’s secret ingredient—chamomile—is not so secret. I have it in my house every second of every day, and I’d bet you do too. But I began to wonder lately, sipping my late-night … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Chèvre And Greens-Stuffed Shells in Béchamel

RECIPE: Chèvre and Greens Stuffed Shells in Bechamel

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. When I first started going to my all-girls school at seven years old, I was confronted with a lot of “new things”—new to me anyway. Uniforms that zipped up the back instead of … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Niçoise Chickpea Chips

RECIPE: Niçoise Chickpea Chips

I wrote in this week’s column that to me, Nice is France’s Venice, and if you’ve been to either, you’ll be able to imagine the food position of the other. A lonely traveler, upon entering either city, you immediately notice … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Pastis) Part III: Pastis and Mint Granita

RECIPE: Pastis and Mint Granita

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I make granitas constantly. For one, you don’t need an ice cream maker, which I still don’t have. And two, the snowflake texture and melt-in-your-mouth sweet crystals are like a grown-up snow cone … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Marseilles-Style Spicy Clams and Mussels

RECIPE: Marseilles-Style Spicy Clams and Mussels

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I love this seafood stew for being both simple and complicated at once. Few of us can achieve that dichotomy without substantial artifice, but this dish stumbles into it without effort. As my … Continue reading

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