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Roasted Cauliflower with Blue Cheese and Caramelized Walnuts
Roasted Cauliflower Wedge with Blue Cheese and Caramelized Walnuts

I want to preface this roasted cauliflower wedge recipe with one of the biggest lessons that having children has taught […]

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  • May 16, 2017
French Easter Pie with Spinach and Goat Cheese
French Easter Pie with Spinach and Goat Cheese

Among the French dishes traditional served at Easter, you’ll find tourte pascale* and pâté de Pâques, French Easter pies enclosed […]

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  • April 11, 2017
Gomadofu (Sesame Tofu)

Because summers in Japan are hot and humid, Japanese cooks know a thing or two about the refreshing dishes such […]

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  • August 10, 2010
Scallop Mango Tartlet

[Scallop Mango Tartlet] What do you mean, you’re still trying to recover from the Christmas celebrations? Come on, New Year’s […]

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  • December 28, 2005
Goat Cheese and Artichoke Mille-Feuille
Artichoke and Goat-Cheese Mille-Feuille

And today, I’d like to invite you to hop on over to NPR.org for my new Kitchen Window column! What […]

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  • June 1, 2005
Leek and Apricot Strudel with Pinenuts

Amongst the many riches Chocolate & Zucchini has brought me, I think it is safe to say that new friends […]

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  • December 11, 2004
Pork and Swiss Chard Terrine

I was particularly enthused, a few weeks ago, to read that Derrick was hosting the 9th edition of Is My […]

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  • October 24, 2004
Plum Tomatoes with Pecorino

[Plum Tomatoes with Pecorino] The last tasty plum tomatoes of the season, a piece of pecorino cheese your parents brought […]

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  • September 24, 2004
Bacon and Cantal Cheese Clafoutis

[Bacon and Cantal Cheese Clafoutis] Clafoutis is originally a fruit dessert from the Limousin, a region roughly in the center […]

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  • August 10, 2004
Ricotta Meat Terrine

[Ricotta Meat Terrine] I have a file of recipes I’ve clipped out from the numerous cooking magazines I read. When […]

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  • August 7, 2004
Herbed Frogs’ Legs

[Herbed Frogs’ Legs] A lot of the things the French are notorious for eating, like frogs’ legs or snails, kidneys […]

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  • May 31, 2004
Zucchini and Mushroom Crumble

On Christmas day, Maxence and his mother joined us for lunch at my parents’. My mother and I cooked for […]

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  • December 30, 2003
Fresh Goat Cheese Mousse with Cherry Tomato Jam and Bacon Chips

[Fresh Goat Cheese Mousse with Cherry Tomato Jam and Bacon Chips] Yesterday, we had two of Maxence’s oldest friends, Baptiste […]

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  • December 21, 2003
Eggplant Rolls with Fresh Cheese and Pine Nuts

Last night, Maxence and I threw a little dinner party for my two oldest friends, Marie-Laure and Laurence, and their […]

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  • August 7, 2003

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