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Socca with Caramelized Onions, Roasted Tomatoes, and Crème Fraîche

My sister just moved to Boston and bequeathed me a couple cookbooks that she didn’t want to lug there from St. Louis. One is Ottolenghi’s Plenty. I actually already own a copy of the cookbook but it’s buried in a … Continue reading

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Porridge with Local Strawberry Rhubarb Jam and Lemon Crème Fraîche

This porridge was almost toast, but I’m so happy that it wasn’t. I bought some crème fraîche on Sunday and I was thinking of spreading it on toast and topping it with strawberry rhubarb jam that I bought in Ste. Geneviève … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles with Crème Fraîche and Chives

That’s it: I’m officially obsessed with crème fraîche. I forgot about it for a while, and then, I used it in two recipes this week. I like how subtle it is and how it pairs well with almost any other … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Crème Fraîche

This salad is the real deal, people. I made it last night for dinner and I was blown away. The crunchy cucumbers, slightly sweet strawberries, citrus crème fraîche…don’t even get me started. It’s perfect for a hot (almost) summer night, … Continue reading

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Apple Crisp for Rainy Days

A month after I moved to France to teach English, there was a two week school holiday, “la Toussaint.” Although I’m still not sure why schoolchildren get two weeks off classes one month into the school year, I think it’s … Continue reading

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City Coffeehouse and Creperie

Sometimes, I really miss France…Okay, most of the time I miss France.  I think alot of it has to do with boulangeries, crepes, and pastries.  How could I not fall in love with a country where dessert-making is considered an … Continue reading

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