Almond, Pear, and Chocolate Brioche Recipe

Almond, Pear, and Chocolate Brioche

These baked French breakfast brioche, or sweet eggy bread, are topped with a hefty dollop of luscious almond cream and crowned with gently poached pear slices.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Guinea Hen with Cabbage Recipe

Guinea Hen or Partridges with Cabbage

Lean guinea hens get the spa treat with the addition of bacon, salt pork, savoy cabbage, carrots, and, of course, butter.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Chocolate French Silk Cake Recipe

Chocolate French Mousse Cake

This fudge-like mousse cake pushes the opulence barometer right to the edge. A cinnamon nut crust holds a 1 1/2 pounds of bittersweet chocolate mousse.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 2
Kugelhopf Recipe

Kugelhopf

Part bread, part cake, kugelhopf is made like brioche, but not as rich. This one is studded with raisins and brushed with a butter and dusted with sugar.

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  • 35 M
  • 7 H, 35 M
  • 0
The Gourmet Cookbook

Squab Salmi

The definition of salmi? Easy. It’s a French stew in which poultry is partially roasted, then slowly simmered in a sauce before being served in regal fashion.

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  • 2 H
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 0

Fines Herbes Pesto Rub

French fines herbes goes something like thyme, rosemary, oregano, and parsley. A taste of Provence, not Simon & Garfunkel.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0

Richard Olney’s Soupe au Pistou

Pistou, similar to pesto but without the pine nuts, elevates this simple French vegetable soup. Let the season be your guide when choosing your vegetables.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 0
The Cooking of Southwest France by Paula Wolfert

Snails with Walnuts

Toasted walnuts, seasoned butter, and crème fraîche or cream accompany snails in this rich, comforting French recipe from the southwest of France.

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  • 35 M
  • 3 H, 35 M
  • 0
Cooking at Home on Rue Tatin by Susan Herrmmann Loomis

Onion Marmalade

Thick, sweet caramelized onions flavored with grenadine and tangy sherry vinegar make a savory marmalade. Serve at lunch on bread with a green salad.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano

Salad of Duck à l’Orange

French women don’t get fat eating this salad. Slices of duck breast are laid atop a mixed green salad with a tangy red-wine dressing. An elegant lunch.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Cooking at Home on Rue Tatin by Susan Herrmmann Loomis

Gruyère and Smoked Sausage Salad

Deeply smoked garlicky pork sausage and gruyere cheese are tossed in a mustard vinaigrette and served over field greens in this French country salad recipe.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Charcuterie by Michael Ruhlman, Brian Polcyn

Jim Drohman’s Pork Belly Confit

Forget the fat for a moment and enjoy this crispy confit. Pork belly is cured with spices, cooked slowly until tender, and finished by deep-frying.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 1
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