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French Fridays with Dorie

The Return of French Fridays with Dorie: Crepes!

Finally – my Saturday edition of French Fridays with Dorie returns with a virtual trip to Paris via a lesson in crepe making (can Nutella be far behind??)

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French Fridays w Dorie Poached Apples and Pears

French Fridays with Dorie: Spice-poached Apples and Pears

Surprise, surprise – a Saturday morning edition of French Fridays with Dorie. This simple recipe of fragrant poached fruit is perfect for a cloudy Saturday morning when fall and Rosh Hashanah are just around the corner. Apples and honey are traditional foods eaten on the Jewish New Year and this recipe incorporates both. As I […]

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Orange Thyme Cocktail Cookies – A Unique Holiday Appetizer

This week for French Fridays with Dorie, I am early! That’s right – already done with the cooking and post and it’s only Tuesday. The recipe selection this week is free choice. Just pick anything from Around My French Table that you want to prepare for the holidays. My choice was inspired by the book, […]

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Spinach and Bacon Quiche: French Fridays with Dorie on Friday!

Well, I did it. I made the French Fridays with Dorie recipe before Friday and posted about it on Friday. This really is Friday the 13th – strange things are happening. But here’s something even more amazing: I made a tart dough from scratch and it worked. If you’ve been reading my blog for a […]

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Plated short ribs over creamy polenta

Blending Cultures and Food for a Great Fall Dinner

Last Friday night we had two families over for dinner. The families originally met through work so we were hoping to provide a relaxing comfortable environment for the spouses and children to enjoy a home-cooked meal and get acquainted. Our menu took inspiration from the windy, crisp days of fall but also the rich cultural […]

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