The Snail Eaters

Travel writer Joyce Hanson remembers when she and her artist friends had their first run-in with snails while living in France during a particularly carefree summer.

A Potato Dish for Julia

A swift stovetop version of classic pommes Anna, these sliced spuds are swaddled in butter, garlic, and Julia Child’s enthusiastic approval.

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Sole a La Meuniere Recipe

Sole à la Meunière

Classic bistro cooking at its best, sole meuniere maintains a balance between nutty brown butter and the lilt of lemon. A simple dish with a complex taste.

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French Chocolate Macaroons

Chocolate Macarons

Simultaneously creamy and crispy and chewy, these flourless French indulgences make us swoon each and every time, without fail.

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Pistachio Petit-Four Cake Recipe

Pistachio Petit-Four Cake

Ever wish those dainty petit fours were a little—or a lot—bigger? With this recipe, your wish is granted.

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Cheddar-Chive Gougères

These wee cheese puffs are made with sharp Cheddar cheese and chives. For a little bit of spice and heat, dry mustard and cayenne pepper are mixed in.

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Steak au Poivre Recipe

Steak au Poivre

A French classic updated with black, green, and white peppercorns as well as allspice. A quick weeknight dinner.

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Hazelnut Thyme Matchsticks Recipe

Hazelnut Thyme Matchsticks

Hazelnut thyme matchsticks are thin, crisp crackers made with ground hazelnuts, cheese, and butter. The matchsticks are perfect with soup or as a snack.

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Sokoto Moelleux au Chocolat Recipe

Molten Chocolate Cake

This french molten chocolate cake flows seductive when cut into with a fork. A cinch to make, this molten chocolate cake is an elegant, impressive dessert.

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