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berry clafoutis

Considering how often I’ve eaten this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Cherry Clafoutis, it’s rather a wonder that I’ve never made it before myself. This dessert was quite the hit in my family some years ago and was made … Continue reading

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breton strawberry shortcake

I have a love-hate relationship with German Sundays. On the one hand, I love the fact that all of the shops are closed and one is rather forced to take the day off and relax. Seriously, you couldn’t run errands … Continue reading

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coupetade (french toast bread pudding)

My home network is FINALLY back online. All in all, it wasn’t down for much longer than a week. But considering how things are all tied together now, one week is a VERY long time to be without a land … Continue reading

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financiers

No WordPress! No you did NOT just post only half of the post that I stayed up late typing. No, I refuse to believe that you would be so mean. But here I am the next morning, reading my published … Continue reading

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ispahan loaf cake

Through no fault of Dorie’s, this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Ispahan Loaf Cake, was a complete failure. I don’t know why. There are times when it seems that my subconscious is deliberately trying to sabotage a recipe by … Continue reading

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spice-poached pears

This is a long overdue catch up from last September. I was on vacation when the rest of the French Fridays with Dorie crew made Spice-Poached Pears, and I thought that I had better get it checked off the list … Continue reading

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long and slow apples

I was apparently pretty useless over the holidays and ended up missing quite a few French Fridays with Dorie recipes. Among them was this one, Long & Slow Apples. Not the most exciting sounding recipe in the world, but my … Continue reading

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coeur a la creme (sans coeur)

I can’t really generalize and say that Germans do or don’t celebrate Valentine’s day. It seems to be split. Some see it as a sweet holiday for lovers. Others see it as an American invention which the local flower industry … Continue reading

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herb-speckled spätzle

It’s rather ridiculous really. I have been living in Germany for almost 6 years, and the first time I am making spätzle is from a french cookbook written by an american author. To say that my german husband was skeptical … Continue reading

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top-secret chocolate mousse

Chocolate Mousse is one of my very favorite desserts to serve for a dinner party. It has so many things going for it. First, it’s a crowd pleaser, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like chocolate mousse. Second, it has … Continue reading

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