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

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

Jim Drohman’s Pork Belly Confit

Just revel in this sublime confit made from pork belly cured with spices, slowly cooked until tender, and finished by deep-frying.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 1

Rustic Cherry Tart

Almonds and fragrant frangipane and purplish wine-stained cherries and puff pastry. Sounds terrible, eh?

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Cipollini and Bleu de Gex Tart

Without a doubt one of the finest recipes on site. Guests love it. If fact, no one can ever seem to get enough.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 12

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 and Roquefort Tarts

Contrasting yet complementary tastes and textures work their magic in this easy peasy yet oh so impressive first course.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 1

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

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

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

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
  • 0

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
  • 2

French Country Pâté

Cooking pork shoulder, liver, and duck fat with spices, splashes of Cognac and wine makes a simple, hearty French country pate. Perfect for entertaining.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 2
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