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French Onion Soup: A Short Cut to Comfort

by Karen November 15, 2011
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This classic is one of my favorite dishes to have when the weather turns cold.  But it's often a disappointment– overly salty broth and undercooked onions and rubbery cheese.  Like most rustic French dishes, the dish celebrates humble ingredients but makes them truly sing with a lot of care and a lot of time. It […]

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Cherry Clafoutis

by Karen July 18, 2011
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The other day I asked what you would do with a bucket full of cherries and some of you suggested clafoutis, which is a simple and brilliant French dessert.  Clafoutis starts with a baking dish of cherries covered in a thin egg batter.  When baked, this batter turns velvety and flan-like.  Originating from the Limousin […]

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French Radishes with Butter and Salt

by Karen January 11, 2011
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Radishes with butter and salt is a French classic.  Because of its simplicity, it's important to use quality ingredients such as fleur de sel, fresh crunchy radishes and good butter.  Good salt simply deepens the flavor of the butter and radishes allowing you to enjoy the simplicity of each ingredient in harmony with each other. […]

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Soufflé au Fromage: Eating France

by Valerie October 8, 2010
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Alright folks, it’s time for my mom’s insanely delicious cheese soufflé. We use Parmesan exclusively, but many recipes call for other cheeses (such as Gruyère) or a blend of cheeses (like Parmesan and Gruyère). You can also add an infinite variety of goodies to your cheese soufflé like spinach, crab, mushrooms, ham, or anything else […]

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Soufflé au Fromage: Visiting France

by Valerie October 4, 2010
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I think it’s safe to say that many people are intimidated by the thought of attempting a soufflé. And the fear behind that hesitation is not entirely unfounded. A soufflé is little more than a chemistry project and if the right amounts of the right things aren’t combined in the right way, it’s true that […]

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Niçoise Salad: Visiting Nice, France

by Karen July 26, 2010
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We're going to southern France this week for my first meal of the summer where I thankfully won't have to turn on the stove or oven for very long.  The summer temperature is climbing and the last thing I want to do is stand over a stove for hours.  This salad is a hearty main-course […]

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