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two tartines

I served this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Two Tartines from La Croix Rouge, for breakfast. Here’s why that’s not weird. So I’m sure everyone has encountered the occasional continental breakfast in their lifetime. Usually these are fairly lackluster … 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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expat cravings

Last week’s French Fridays with Dorie hamburger recipe got me discussing expat cravings with a few of my fellow american expats. Though tastes and even regional foods in the US are different, our general list of top foods we miss … Continue reading

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my 220 volt Food Processor!

Nothing forces us to reassess the accumulated stuff in our lives like an overseas move. Four years ago I moved from Chicago to Frankfurt, in order to be with my then boyfriend, now husband. At the time, it was very … Continue reading

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