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arman’s caviar in aspic

Phew, well, it’s done, the most dreaded recipe in the book. I feel somehow lighter. In 3+ years of cooking through Around my French Table with the French Fridays with Dorie crew, Arman’s Caviar in Aspic has always lurked in … Continue reading

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tartine de Viande des Grisons

Viande des what now? This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe sent me directly to Google to figure out what in the heck we were eating. Turns out that Viande des Grisons, or Bündnerfleisch as it is known in German, is air-dried beef … 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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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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tuna-packed piquillo peppers

Finding piquillo peppers around these parts was easy. Finding unstuffed piquillo peppers was not so easy. In the end I had to buy some which had already been stuffed with cheese, empty the filling out of a few, and repacked … Continue reading

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goat cheese and strawberry tartine

I’m guessing that most of you have heard the term “selective memory”. Well, sometimes I think that my husband has selective hearing. This week was a perfect example. the German: What are you making from The Book this week? me: … Continue reading

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pierre herme’s olive sables

Now I’m a big fan of traditional sables. They are rich buttery cookies which seem fit for just about any occasion. But after being underwhelmed by our previous forays into the non-traditional sable realm with first cocoa and then seaweed … Continue reading

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