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.
This all-butter, no-fuss pastry crust comes together with ease and flakiness thanks to a little well-worded hand-holding that caters to pastry-making virgins.
A tarte Tatin is nothing more than a tart turned upside down, nothing less than pastry perfection. Its name is French for “caramely apple goodness atop a buttery crust.”
You haven’t truly experienced cherry season ’til you’ve owned a cherry tree. Darlene West has the purple-stained hands—as well as the perfect clafouti recipe—to prove it.
A simple, old-style French dessert that’s as easy to toss together as it is to tie a scarf.
This luxurious white bean soup, loaded with garlic aplenty, is served to newlyweds in bed the morning after…um, well, you know. Sustenance, people. Sustenance.
Sure, you could traipse to a bakery and buy brioche rather than make them yourself. But where’s the satisfaction in that?
Crepe are all the rage on La Chandeleur, the annual French celebration of the humble-noble treat. Festivities, games, and, of course, much crepe eating ensue.
This cauliflower gratin recipe from Dorie Greenspan is French comfort food, yet it wouldn’t be out of place on a distinctly American Thanksgiving table.
A classic French recipe that really ought to be in your repertoire, boeuf bourguignon has countless incarnations, including this classic version by Craig Claiborne.
A tisane is essentially an infusion of herbs, flowers, or leaves, much like herbal tea. Here, take a sip of soothing rosemary and sweet, sweet honey and tell us it’s not like an instant spa treatment.
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