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February 2015 Desktop Calendar
February 2015 Desktop Calendar

At the beginning of every month in 2015, I am offering a new wallpaper to apply on the desktop of […]

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  • February 1, 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
Laurie Colwin celebrating her daughter Rosa's 4th birthday in 1988.
Parents Who Cook: Laurie Colwin

Have you read anything by Laurie Colwin? She was an American author based in New York City, who wrote novels […]

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  • January 20, 2015
Black Sesame Sablés
Black Sesame Sablés (Shortbread)

After last week’s events in Paris, it’s not so easy to break the silence here. Writing about news and politics […]

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  • January 13, 2015
View of the Canche river at La Madelaine sous Montreuil
Best of 2014

Happy New Year! I hope your 2015 is a year full of joy, exciting ventures, great conversations, rich relationships, enlightening […]

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  • January 6, 2015
January 2015 Desktop Calendar
January 2015 Desktop Calendar

Happy New Year! At the beginning of every month in 2015, I am offering a new wallpaper to apply on […]

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  • January 1, 2015
Raspberry Bûche de Noël
Raspberry Bûche de Noël

Holiday meals are just around the corner, and if you’re still unsure what to make for dessert, I’m just one […]

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  • December 16, 2014
Pink Lentil Soup
Warming Pink Lentil Soup

The days are getting shorter, the air is getting chillier, and our collective noses are getting snifflier. It’s time for […]

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  • December 9, 2014
Cinnamon Granola Chocolate Bars
Cinnamon Granola Chocolate Bars

I have been dreaming about something like this for a long time, inspired both by the nut-studded chocolate bars one […]

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  • December 3, 2014
December 2014 Desktop Calendar
December 2014 Desktop Calendar

At the beginning of every month in 2014, I am offering a new wallpaper to apply on the desktop of […]

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  • December 1, 2014
Nasturtiums
November Favorites

First of all, a reminder: if you’re in Paris this Saturday, November 29, I’ll be signing books at WHSmith from […]

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  • November 26, 2014
Fresh Blueberry Brioche (photography by Matt Armendariz)
Five Baking Lessons from Huckleberry’s Zoe Nathan

Huckleberry is a bakery and café in Santa Monica that is run by baker Zoe Nathan and her husband Josh […]

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  • November 24, 2014
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
Vegan Quiche Filling
Vegan Quiche Filling

A few weeks ago, I had a special guest over for dinner: my American pen friend Amy, whose family hosted […]

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  • November 12, 2014

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