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honey spice bread and attempted stew

I’ve often opined that travel is one of the ultimate relationship tests. Why and how different people travel can be so… well… different! Different paces, different priorities, different expectations, and different comfort levels when dealing with the unknown. I once … Continue reading

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I so(cca) wanted to like this one

I have often speculated that certain foods belong to a specific place or time. Try to reproduce them out of that place or time and you are only inviting failure. I have to say that Socca, this week’s French Fridays … Continue reading

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cheese and olive bread

Not a lot of cooking going on in my kitchen lately. In fact, I feel a bit like I’m reverting back to my¬†bachelorette habits. The trouble is that both my husband and I have been traveling quite a bit for … Continue reading

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onion biscuits

Sometimes we crave comfort foods because they taste good and other times we just need comforting. This week I needed comforting. Thank goodness for Dorie’s Saint Germain des Pres Onion Biscuits, this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe. I do … Continue reading

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gougeres

One of the most basic differences between cooking in the US vs cooking in europe is the way that ingredients are measured. To generalize very broadly here, we american like to measure our ingredients by volume (for example with cups … Continue reading

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brioche

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe was Bubble-Top Brioche Rolls (recipe published here on Bon Appetit). If ever there was a week when I wish that we had had a Problems & Questions Post on FFwD, this was definitely … Continue reading

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salmon and potatoes in a jar

We Americans have accepted canned tuna, sometimes even sardines and anchovies, but that seems to be about it for mainstream canned fish. German supermarkets, however, have entire shelves dedicated to canned, jarred, pickled, smoked, and cured fish of all colors. … Continue reading

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