French Fare

Raclette With Boiled Potatoes And Quick Pickles Recipe

Traditional Swiss cheese dish makes its way home
Dec 16, 2013 1:00 pm
Photo: Hirsheimer & Hamilton

The Cowgirl Creamery Cookbook is a must for any cheese-lover's kitchen. Packed with stories, recipes and plenty of other reasons to gorge yourself on fine cheese, the cowgirls' masterful new book is a great reason to neglect that brick of boring cheddar and open yourself up to something a little more exciting. There may be no greater dish celebrating cheese than Swiss raclette, and no better time to make it than right now.

Simple Tomato Tart Recipe

A French tarte aux tomates with Dijon mustard
Aug 5, 2013 3:00 pm
tomato tart recipe
Photo: fritish on Flickr

We've been on a tomato bender. It's hard to resist ripe, juicy summer tomatoes that burst with flavor. Here's a recipe that won't let you down. All you need are a few ingredients to make this simple yet delicious tomato tart

Tomates Farcies Recipe

Tomatoes stuffed with ground beef, à la Francaise
Jul 13, 2013 2:01 pm
Photo: jerome on Flickr

To celebrate Bastille Day, we're stuffing summer tomatoes with ground beef to create the quintessentially French tomate farcie. This recipe is perfect to serve at a party on a balmy evening with super-ripe summer tomatoes and is much more impressive than it is complicated. Your guests will never guess how easy it was to whip up.

Our 25 Favorite French Recipes To Help You Celebrate Bastille Day Like Daft Punk

On July 14, good food and drink around
Jul 11, 2013 10:01 am

We're crazy for Bastille Day, which goes down every July 14. What a food holiday! Thinking beyond the storming of the Bastille and the pardoning of parking tickets, our main concern is making sure you know you are stocked with recipes for all sorts of French essentials. Can you make a croque monsieur? How about crème brûlée? In...

The Ultimate Onion Tart Recipe

French comfort food starring caramelized onions
Mar 19, 2013 12:10 pm
Photo: milkandhoney2012 on Flickr

This recipe that we learned in Normandy always ends up being a huge hit. The entire thing takes an hour from start to finish and your guests will be impressed.  Think of onion tart like onion soup, but with a crust. Or quiche, but better. Life just got a little sweeter. 

Canard À L'Orangina Recipe

An updated recipe for classic duck à l'orange
Mar 7, 2013 4:31 pm
Photo: David Loftus

Chef Jean-François Piège once shared an amusing story of how his wife wanted duck à l’orange for Sunday supper and all he could find at his local corner shop was Orangina, so he used it to make a sauce for the duck. Sounds good to us! The recipe, after the jump. 

Brochettes Au Coq Au Vin Recipe

That's French for "coq au vin on skewers"
Mar 5, 2013 5:01 pm
Photo: David Loftus

A common misconception about French cuisine is that you yourself can't cook it. Completely false, as we've learned by cooking our way through The Little Paris Kitchen. In fact, many French dishes are a great jumping-off point for creating your own version of the classics. Take, for instance, these coq au vin skewers.

5 French Cheeses You Need To Seek Out

Camembert and Roquefort and Brie, oh my!
Feb 20, 2013 11:32 am

Martin Johnson knows a thing or two about good cheese. Since 1984, he has worked at and managed several of New York City’s leading cheese counters. We caught up with the man recently featured in the New York Times to tell us the four essential French cheeses to know, and eat.


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