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
Cipollini and Bleu de Gex Tart

Cipollini and Bleu de Gex Tart

A cipollini and blue cheese tart your guests will love. Try to stay true to the ingredients, but if you can’t find Bleu de Gex, substitute Stilton.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 12
Baked Brie en Croûte Recipe

Baked Brie en Croûte

Store-bought puff pastry works best for making this elegant looking baked Brie with apricot preserves. Choose a Brie that is firm and unripe for success.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Skate Grenobloise

Sweet skate fish is sauteed in butter until golden then served on a raft of seasoned croutons and briny capers. A delicate lunch or light Sunday supper.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
Caramelized Onion, Walnut, and Roquefort Tarts Recipe

Caramelized Onion, Walnut, and Roquefort Tarts

These rich and tangy tarts are filled with sweet, caramelized onions, crunchy walnuts, and Roquefort cheese. Serve as appetizers or a first course.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 1
Double Chocolate Souffles Recipe

Double Chocolate Soufflé

Made from the best bittersweet chocolate you can find, these mini souffles from David Lebovitz are an elegant end to dinner.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 3
Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook

Floating Islands

Clouds of meringue float in caramel sauce in this classic French bistro dessert.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Hazelnut Chocolate Tuiles Recipe

Hazelnut Chocolate Tuiles

Tuile is the French word for tile. Here, a chocolate-nut mixture is draped over a rolling pin to give these confections a curve that resembles a roof tile.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Almond Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote Recipe

Almond Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

A gorgeous dessert, this almond cake has a rich, buttery flavor and toasted almond topping. Serve with strawberry-rhubarb compote or seasonal fruit.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 25 M
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Snails with Herb Butter Recipe

Snails with Herb Butter

Escargot with garlic butter and herbs is a classic French preparation. The snails can be served in their shells or in snail dishes, topped with puff pastry.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
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