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Goat Cheese and Herb Babka
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)
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
saltedchilialmonds
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
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
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
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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