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chicken, apples, and cream a la normande

Ah the metric system, it still occasionally trips me up. According to the geniuses at Wikipedia, “The United States is the only industrialized country that does not use the metric system as its official system of measurement.” Which makes it … Continue reading

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beef cheek daube

The butcher shops here in Germany, actually, from what I have seen, in Europe in general, are not for the faint of heart. There are animal parts in the display case at my local butcher which I have yet to … Continue reading

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chicken basquaise

So it’s like this, the week before we left for vacation I was stressed and working late every night to try to prepare, and the week after my vacation I was stressed and working late every night to try to … Continue reading

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salmon with basil tapenade

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Salmon with Basil Tapenade, was the dish that just did not want to be made. But let me start at the beginning. Business hours in Germany are very different from what I was … Continue reading

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almond sole meuniere

Never a good idea to go grocery shopping while hungry. Don’t believe me? Here’s the proof… I swear, I have no idea how those chips made it into the bag. Or how the bag got opened so quickly once I … Continue reading

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navarin printanier

My husband has been a big supporter of my French Fridays with Dorie adventures. He loves to eat and is generally very open to different foods. He has gamely tried every single recipe I have made and lent a hand … Continue reading

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roasted salmon and lentils

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Roasted Salmon and Lentils,┬áis a classic french flavor combination and a favorite in my house. I am almost embarrassed to admit how often we eat this dish; easily once a month, probably more. … Continue reading

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scallops with caramel-orange sauce

I was lucky enough to come across some extra fresh scallops last week. They were sittin pretty, still in their shells, and I swear that I heard one call my name as I walked by the fish counter. It was … Continue reading

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gnocchi a la parisienne

In a couple of weeks I will be starting a new job which promises to keep me quite busy and so I am now in a last-minute rush to try to get all caught up with my French Fridays with … Continue reading

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dorie’s go-to beef daube

I have been putting off this previously completed French Fridays with Dorie recipe for a while now. First off, hearty Beef Daube is something which belongs to a very cold winter night and it just hasn’t been that cold around … Continue reading

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