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Five classic brioche rolls on a wire rack, three in metal tins, two removed from the tins.

Brioche

Sure, you could traipse to a bakery and buy brioche rather than make them yourself. But where’s the satisfaction in that?

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 11
A pork loin roast with paprika on a foil tray

Pork Loin Roast with Paprika

This simple weeknight supper recipe requires only that you rub some spices on a hunk of pork, shove it in the oven, and not forget about it.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 12 H
  • 6
A white plate topped with classic madeleines.

Madeleines

Who knew these buttery, airy, delicate little cakes were so simple to make…and so irresistibly delicious?! (Well, Proust, for one…)

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 4
Two individual servings of chocolate mouse in glass tumblers served on a small plate with a silver spoon resting beside.

Chocolate Mousse

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

  • (3)
  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 21
A stack of Tom Aikens' chocolate crepes being drizzled with chocolate sauce.

Easy Chocolate Crepes

French-y but not at all fuss-y, these superbly chocolate-y crêpes satiate that certain je ne sais quoi.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 12
A baked pain d'epi on a piece of parchment paper.

Pain d’Épi

David finally learns to make pain d’epi, the loaf of bread that he’s been lusting after for decades, and finds it to be easy peasy.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 18
A white oval serving plate filled with slow cooker coq au vin and a gold fork resting on the side of the plate.

Slow Cooker Coq au Vin

Get ready to have all your expectations for this French classic surpassed. And without much expense or effort.

  • (2)
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 4
A single basic crepe, folded into quarters on a sheet of parchment with two lemon wedges beside it.

Basic Crêpes

A simple, step-by-step recipe for the classic French crêpe that can easily be mastered by anyone. Yes, anyone. Including you.

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  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 25
A wheel of brie cheese baked pastry, on top is a dollop of apricot preserves

Baked Brie en Croûte

Store-bought puff pastry makes this elegant baked Brie a cinch to pull off. (But that can be our little secret.)

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2