Monthly Archives: September 2013

Petits soufflés au chèvre, et Thanksgiving à la française

Light but ever so tasty, these little goat cheese soufflés are guaranteed to get your meal off to a dramatic start. They look like a tall chef’s hat when they come out of the oven, and as you bring them … Continue reading

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Soupe paysanne

When the days grow shorter and there’s a nip in the air, what could be better than a hearty bowl of soup? This version, with vegetables and bacon, is what French farm families had for supper in the old days, … Continue reading

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This is one of those knock-your-socks-off openings to a meal that will have your guests begging for the recipe. I served it on two occasions in the past couple of weeks and both friends said it was so delic… (oops, … Continue reading

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Poires au caramel

Today is the first day of the second year of The Everyday French Chef. Yes, my friends, it’s our first anniversary. When I started this adventure on Sept. 10, 2012, I had no idea how long it would last. But … Continue reading

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Torsades au pistou

We’re having another heatwave here in Paris — reminding us that it’s still summer, even though the kids have gone back to school. So here’s one of my favorite summer dishes: spiral pasta with pistou, the French version of pesto. … Continue reading

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Omelette aux cèpes

One can make a fine omelet with any kind of mushrooms, but the combination of eggs with porcinis — cèpes in French — is out of this world. Which is why so many French food lovers go into the forests … Continue reading

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