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Roasted Onions
Roasted Onions

Peeling onions is one of my least favorite cooking tasks. The stubborn papery skin that refuses to come away smoothly, […]

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  • January 8, 2013
Baked Cucumbers and Pink Turnips
Baked Cucumbers with Pink Turnips

If Julia Child hadn’t died in her California retirement home in 2004, she would have turned one hundred this August. […]

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  • August 28, 2012
Onigiri
Easy Onigiri

When Maxence and I traveled to Japan two years ago, one of the treats I indulged in on a daily […]

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  • August 7, 2012
Fava Beans
Fresh Fava Beans, Two (Easier) Ways

While I adore fresh fava beans {a.k.a. broad beans}, I find it hard to justify the time commitment they require. […]

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  • July 20, 2012
Carrot Barley Galettes
Carrot Barley Galettes

For the past three years now, I’ve been writing a column in ELLE à table, a French bimonthly cooking magazine. […]

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  • February 15, 2011
pizzacepes
Cep and Walnut Pizza

It’s been a bit of a mushroom fest around here lately: Maxence and I went foraging in the forest of […]

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  • October 26, 2010
Radishes in Soil
Radishes in Soil à la Noma

I first heard about Rene Redzepi’s Copenhagen restaurant Noma when I attended the 2008 edition of the Omnivore Food Festival […]

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  • June 8, 2010
Swiss Chard Gratin
Swiss Chard Gratin with Vegan Bechamel

I generally steer clear of ready-made preparations and other “helpers” sold at the grocery store: not out of snobism, but […]

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  • April 27, 2010
Perfect Roasted Potatoes
Perfect Roasted Potatoes

I believe in striving to master simple dishes. I don’t aspire to be a person of whom one says, “what […]

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  • January 12, 2010
Carrot and Ginger Pickle
Carrot Quick Pickle with Ginger

Before I tell you about this amazing carrot quick pickle with ginger, I want to make sure you know this: […]

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  • December 8, 2009
Spaghetti Squash Gratin with Bacon and Walnuts
Spaghetti Squash Gratin with Walnut and Bacon

Gratin de courge spaghetti, noix et lardons It saddens me when people attemp to pass off food items as something […]

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  • November 24, 2009
Eggplant and yogurt dip
Roasted Eggplant and Yogurt Dip

When I recovered my kitchen after seven weeks (seven! weeks!) of renovation chaos — and this was just to redo […]

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  • September 8, 2009
Roasted Patty Pan Squash with Chickpeas
Roasted Patty Pan Squash and Herbed Chickpeas

[Pâtissons rôtis et pois chiches aux herbes] The patty pan squash (in French: le pâtisson) is a member of the […]

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  • August 11, 2009
French Scalloped Potatoes (Gratin Dauphinois)
French Scalloped Potatoes (Gratin Dauphinois)

As promised when we talked about potato gnocchi earlier this month, here is my recipe for French scalloped potatoes or […]

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  • June 23, 2009

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