Archive for French

French Country Omelette

It’s almost Bastille Day and I’ve got France on the brain. This simple country omelette is what started my love affair with France and with cooking.

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Independents’ Day and Redcurrant Batter Pudding

No, that’s not a typo. I know that the Fourth of July is, for most Americans, celebrated as Independence Day, but why not make it Independents’ Day instead?

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Moules Marinières

My first memory of eating Moules Marinières (Sailor’s Mussels) is so vivid that I can still hear the sound of the sea as we feasted on ‘Moules Frites’ (literally mussels with fries) long after the sun went down.

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Simple Stovetop Boeuf Bourguignon

There are a few French classics I love and make all the time, such as Ratatouille Provençale, and others I rarely attempt, such as Boeuf Bourguignon.

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Project Food Blog 2010 and Endives au Jambon

OK folks, listen up. The Foodbuzznetwork is hosting a food blog competition, along the lines of American Idolbut in an interactive, cyber format. I thought it sounded like fun, so I’mgoing along for the ride and I’m taking you with me.

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Ratatouille Provençale

I fell in love with ratatouille when I was an exchange student for a year in the South of France. Ratatouille with noodles, ratatouille in crêpes and, best of all, ratatouille leftovers served up cold with a crust of baguette.

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