Quiche for One

Quiche for one? It sounds a lot more ambitious than it actually is. It’s truly a cinch to make. So go on. Love yourself a little.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Prunes in Rum | Pruneaux d’Agen au Rhum

Boozy prunes. So damn good that in Gascony, you’re not invited over for coffee, you’re invited over for these little lovelies.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 H
  • 21

Choucroute Garnie Recipe

Served in every beer hall in eastern France, choucroute garnie is the hot dog and sauerkraut dish of Alsace. To which we say, oui!

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 15 M
  • 2

Fresh Ham and Cheese Croissants

David measures his friends on how true, honest, and kind they are—and how superlative their baking skills. His friend Cindi measures up.

French Sable Cookies Recipe

This sneaky sable, a French shortbread of sorts that’s crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, is going to rock your world.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 4

Easy Béchamel Sauce

Who knew that baking legend Jim Lahey’s brilliance extended not just to bread and pizza maverick but béchamel whisperer?

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 4

Pear and Almond Tart

French. Foolproof. Froufrou. Fuss-free. Fenomenal. (Work with us.) Rarely does elegance come together with such ease.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 10

Basic Crêpes

A simple, step-by-step recipe for the classic French crêpe that can be mastered by anyone. Yes, anyone. Even you.

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  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 17

Baked Spinach Mornay

Sorta like potato gratin, except the nutty, cheesy white sauce swaddles leaves of spinach, not sliced spuds. Sure beats salad.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Caramel Pear Tarts

Nothing says sassy like swapping pears for apples in the classic French tarte tatin. What can we say? We like to live on the edge.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Summer Vegetable Gratin

What to do with late summer abundance? Chef Alain Ducasse’s fancy-pants interpretation of a Provençal classic.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

That Paris Effect

David blogs his way through Paris, embracing wining, dining, and a magically slenderizing manner of thinking that just may offset all the foie gras, fromage, and frites.

Cherry Liqueur | Guignolet

The only real trick to this stiff summery sensation is resisting the temptation to snitch a swig before it’s time.

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  • 5 M
  • 2 D
  • 20

Pastry Paris

In Paris, everything looks like dessert. Everything. Or so says Susan Hochbaum, who sees sweet muses at every turn.

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