Recipes by Category > Appetizers

Goat Cheese and Herb Babka

When I lived in California, Saturday mornings saw me driving to the farmers market as bright and early as I […]

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  • November 15, 2016
Flammekueche (Alsatian Pizza)

When we get to spend time at my parents’ vacation house in the Vosges, a mountain range in the Northeast […]

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  • September 20, 2016
Feta and Fresh Herb Quick Bread

You can divide the French population in two camps: those who go on vacation in July, and those who skip […]

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  • July 26, 2016
Spicy Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

These roasted chickpeas play an important role in my weekday lunches. Most days, when I’m working from home, my midday […]

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  • June 14, 2016
Raw Buckwheat Crackers

With the nicer weather taking us out of the house more — springtime in Paris is no time to stay […]

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  • May 3, 2016
A chic yet easy nibble. Learn how to make herbed butter! Spread it on pumpernickel bread with a sliced scallop on top. Great for a special occasion buffet!
Raw Scallop Crostini, Pumpernickel and Herbed Butter

Herbed butter is my secret weapon for apéritif nibbles. It’s just about as chic as it is easy to make: […]

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  • November 12, 2015
Seaweed and Seed Crackers

The story of these crackers started quite serendipitously. I had prepared my trusty olive oil tart crust to make one […]

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  • January 28, 2015
“Cheesy” Kale Chips

I’ve recently set out on a mission to prune my cookbook collection, and it has felt wonderful. It is not […]

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  • November 19, 2014
Soy Sauce Roasted Cashews

I love the bulk section at my local organic store. I love that it allows me to cut down on […]

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  • September 24, 2014
Baked Falafel
Baked Falafel

I am a big fan of falafel, and every once in a while I get a craving for a good […]

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  • April 8, 2014
Chipotle Cumin Roasted Almonds

I am ordinarily immune to the pre-holiday rush everyone talks about. I am not in charge of cooking an elaborate […]

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  • December 23, 2013
Savory Granola

Silencio is the name of a membership club that opened a little over a year ago in Paris, with creative […]

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  • November 6, 2012
Chestnut and Herb Canistrelli

Cooking inspiration is not the least of the pleasures I draw from a vacation, especially when I’m able to bring […]

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  • September 20, 2011
Dukkah (Egyptian Spice Mix)

I first learned about dukkah three years ago, when I had the incredible good fortune of traveling to Australia for […]

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  • February 8, 2011

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