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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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Talking Story: A Frantically Fantastic French Vacation

In my first installment of an occasional series called “Talking Story“, we had just returned from the sunny, slow, and seductive North Shore of Oahu. The pace of life picked up dramatically upon our return home; barreling through the end of junior year, middle school, SAT testing, and my speaking engagement at BlogHerFood. Not surprisingly, […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Happy July 4th from Paris!

Can’t recall every being out of the country for July 4th, but I am! An unexpected, last minute trip to France and voila – here I am – an American in Paris on Independence Day. Not sure how we will commemorate the day yet but here are a couple of patriotic-colored photos from our food […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Lime-Scented Coconut Friands with Chocolate Drizzle

As you’ve come to expect, my Saturday edition of French Fridays with Dorie… Yes, it’s “friands” – not a misspelling of “friends”. But these little pastries will surely become your best buddies once you taste them. They are a French pastry, explains Dorie in Around My French Table, closely related to “financiers”. Financiers are a nut-based pastry […]

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A Blogger’s Bite of the Big Apple

This time last year, I was heading to New York City with two hungry teens and @dormantchef for a food-filled vacation. This year, much to their dismay, I left the family behind and headed to the the Big Apple alone for the International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference. I’m back chock full of stories and inspiration […]

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Why I Love Blogging and Strawberry Jam

I’ve been so busy orchestrating our summer adventures and the kids’ changing schedules that I’ve barely had time to cook, let alone write blog posts. But the other morning I received an email from a friend and it reminded me why I love blogging and strawberry jam. So here comes a post, time crunch or […]

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French Fridays with Dorie – Savory Cheese and Chive Bread

When I had the immense pleasure to meet the charming cookbook author and brilliant baker Dorie Greenspan at BlogHerFood last October, she asked me to write to her when I prepared something out of her new cookbook, Around My French Table. So last November, we made her fabulous dish Short Ribs in Red Wine and […]

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