Boozy prunes. So damn good that in Gascony, you’re not invited over for coffee, you’re invited over for these little lovelies.
David measures his friends on how true, honest, and kind they are—and how superlative their baking skills. His friend Cindi measures up.
This sneaky sable, a French shortbread of sorts that’s crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, is going to rock your world.
Who knew that baking legend Jim Lahey’s brilliance extended not just to bread and pizza maverick but béchamel whisperer?
French. Foolproof. Froufrou. Fuss-free. Fenomenal. (Work with us.) Rarely does elegance come together with such ease.
A simple, step-by-step recipe for the classic French crêpe that can be mastered by anyone. Yes, anyone. Even you.
Sorta like potato gratin, except the nutty, cheesy white sauce swaddles leaves of spinach, not sliced spuds. Sure beats salad.
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.
What to do with late summer abundance? Chef Alain Ducasse’s fancy-pants interpretation of a Provençal classic.
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.
The only real trick to this stiff summery sensation is resisting the temptation to snitch a swig before it’s time.
In Paris, everything looks like dessert. Everything. Or so says Susan Hochbaum, who sees sweet muses at every turn.
French-y but not at all fuss-y, these superbly chocolate-y crepes satiate a certain je ne sais quoi.
You’ll be glad you didn’t just run to the corner bakery when there’s an obscenely buttery, flaky, made-from-scratch croissant before you. Trust us.
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