French

Three orange madeleines in a medeline tin.

Orange Madeleines

Tender, buttery, and enhanced with a subtle citrus lilt. Just as Proust would have wanted. (No madeleine tin? No worries. They’re just as lovely when made in a mini-muffin pan.)

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Several palmiers on a wire rack.

Palmiers

These flaky French pastries are dainty, diminutive, and irresistible as can be (typed while licking the sugar from our fingers).

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A person folding quick puff pastry on a marble counter.

Quick Puff Pastry

What if we told you it’s actually quite quick, simple, and well worth the effort to make your very own rich, flaky puff pastry? Believe it.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
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A potato galette in a cast-iron skillet with one wedge missing.

Potato Galette

Just potatoes, butter, and salt. That’s all you need to create this crisp-on-the-outside, meltingly-lush-on-the-inside French classic that’s loveliness defined.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Two individual servings of chocolate mouse in glass tumblers served on a small plate with a silver spoon resting beside.

Chocolate Mousse for One

This sophisticated chocolate fix draws on just three ingredients, comes together in minutes, and is satiating beyond belief.

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A partially-eaten chocolate souffle in a round white ceramic dish.

Chocolate Soufflé

If you’ve been hesitant to make chocolate souffle out of fear, worry not. This easy version is guaranteed to reach lofty heights. A no-stress, high-stakes dessert. We show you how.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Two flutes filled with French 75 cocktail on a wooden table with a notebook and a plate of lemon slices nearby.

French 75 Cocktail

A sophisticated cocktail that’s made drinkers swoon for more than a century thanks to the warm hush of Cognac, the sweetly tart lilt of lemon, and the effusive effervescence of Champagne.

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  • 4
A white bowl of French lentil soup, topped with ribbons of chard.

French Lentil Soup

Hearty, healthy, comforting as heck, and it comes together in a single pot and makes ample leftovers to see you through the rest of the week.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
An onion and blue cheese tart cut into wedges with crispy onions scattered around it.

Onion and Blue Cheese Tart

This tart, filled with roasted onions and blue cheese, is one of the finest recipes on site. None of us can ever get enough.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
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