Tag Archives: Around my French Table

gateau basque and cod confit

This past weekend I got to know the oven in our new place a bit better. My initial observation is that the thing is teeny, tiny, but the temperature seems to be sound. Well, at least I think so. My … Continue reading

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provencal vegetable soup

This week we are making soup for French Fridays with Dorie. Provencal Vegetable Soup to be exact. I’m guessing that our Doristas who are cooking a little closer to the equator are not so amused. In fact, you probably will … Continue reading

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Coddled Eggs with Foie Gras

I haven’t been keeping track exactly, but this may well be the most expensive French Fridays with Dorie recipe yet. And I was as shocked and appalled as anyone to find that I didn’t love it! What? Seriously. I love … Continue reading

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ricotta-filled zucchini blossoms

This week’s recipe was a civilized pause to the World Cup madness which has been going on around me for a little more than a month now. As an american living in Germany working for a Dutch company and with … Continue reading

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tomatoes provencal

Can I tell you how excited I am for the July line up? This month a few of our regular Doristas got to pick the recipes and I have to say that the selection is going to make for a … Continue reading

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guacamole with tomatoes and bell peppers

I love avocados. I consider them to be one of the world’s most perfect foods. I also love guacamole, though I rarely take the time to really follow a real recipe for it. One of my favorite places for guacamole … Continue reading

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crab and avocado “ravioli”

The good thing about last week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (which I am just now catching up with) was that I had everything needed to make it except for one ingredient. The bad news? That one ingredient was crazy … Continue reading

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