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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
Gluten-free Chocolate Sablés (Just 4 Ingredients!)
Gluten-Free Chocolate Cookies (Just 4 Ingredients!)

Gluten-free baking can be discouraging for those who only want to dabble at it: you often dive into a tempting […]

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  • October 15, 2015
Yogurt Scones
Yogurt Scones

We had friends over for brunch on Sunday, and Maxence went out in the morning to the charcuterie shop, cheese […]

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  • March 10, 2015
Apple Tarte Fine
Caramelized Apple Tarte Fine

Tarte fine caramélisée aux pommes When I wrote about my enthusiasm for quick and easy puff pastry, I promised I […]

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  • October 20, 2014
Perfect Madeleines
Perfect Madeleines

Madeleines have long eluded me. I have spent a good portion of my baking life collecting various recipes and giving […]

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  • July 8, 2014
Yellow Zucchini Tarte Fine
Yellow Zucchini Tarte Fine on a Yogurt-Based Crust

This tarte fine (i.e. a thin tart with little or no rim) is a free-form room-temperature tart I assembled on […]

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  • June 25, 2014
Palmiers (Elephant's Ears)
Palmiers (Elephant Ears)

I grew up eating packages of two-bite palmiers we bought at the supermarket*. Also, giant palmiers from the bakery that […]

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  • March 4, 2014
Easy Puff Pastry
Easy Puff Pastry: Rough Puff

This recipe changed my life, and I have Lucy Vanel to thank for it. A few years ago, I bookmarked […]

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  • February 11, 2014
Almond Cake with Blueberry Coulis
Almond Cake with Blueberry Coulis

I had my first taste of this cake at my friend Adam‘s last December. I was in New York for […]

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  • July 20, 2010
Yves Camdebord's Sablés
Yves Camdeborde’s Sablés (Butter Cookies)

Menu Fretin is a young French independent publishing house that specializes in culinary books*. Considering the teeny size of the […]

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  • June 15, 2010
Squeeze cookies
Squeeze Cookies (A Roasted Flour Experiment)

Among the many things I learned during that memorable conference on molecular gastronomy, one idea has been whirling around my […]

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  • April 20, 2010
Galette des rois
Homemade Galette des Rois

If you’ve ever been in France during the month of January, surely you’ve noticed the blossoming of galettes des rois […]

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  • January 19, 2010
Apple Slices with Frozen Sheep’s Milk Yogurt

Maxence and I like to spend a weekend in Amsterdam every once in a while: we love the atmosphere of […]

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  • October 20, 2009
Matcha Shortbread Cookies
Matcha Shortbread Cookies

These matcha shorbread cookies are inspired by a popular type of French cookie called sablés diamant. These “diamond cookies” are […]

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  • October 6, 2009

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