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_______ fish with frilly herb salad

My work travel schedule has quieted to a dull roar and I am bound and determined to get back into the kitchen and get caught up on my French Fridays with Dorie cooking before the holiday madness hits. Honestly, if … Continue reading

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boeuf a la mode

Over the course of cooking through an entire cookbook, one gets to know the author a little through her recipes. I have never had the pleasure of meeting Dorie, but after cooking over 150 of her recipes, I’ve learned a … Continue reading

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salad nicoise

You can read a thousand different recipes for Salad Nicoise and, while the authors may tweak or play around a bit, the basic ingredients remain the same: tuna, boiled potatoes, green beans, olives, and anchovies. And, while I love salad … Continue reading

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veal chops and forgotten rosemary butter

I find that my sickbed traditions have changed very little over the years. When I was a kid, being sick meant a few days in bed followed by a day of recovery on the sofa. Camomile tea with honey and … Continue reading

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chicken breasts diable

Well, this should be an interesting month. For the first time ever, not a single recipe for which I voted made the roster. What the heck! Are my tastes really that weird? Probably best not to contemplate that question for … Continue reading

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fresh orange pork tenderloin

Oh WordPress, let me count the ways that you have annoyed me today. Losing my entire post after I clicked the Save button is at the top of the list. So here I am, typing it again. If you lose … Continue reading

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shrimp and cellophane noodles

Do you ever find yourself in the middle of cooking a recipe, and you just can’t shake that nagging feeling that you’re doing it wrong? I had that feeling while making this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Shrimp and … Continue reading

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