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French Onion Soup

Classic French onion soup is a staple item at French bistros, and for good reason. Caramelized onions are cooked in delicious beef broth then topped with lots of cheese and crusty French bread until the cheese is bubbly and the bread crisp.   ... VIEW POST

Quiche Lorraine Made for Easy Entertaining

For me, quiche has always been breakfast food. When it wasn't, it was bite-size and served at cocktail hour with a glass of chardonnay. It wasn't until I visited France that I realized quiche lorraine is often served as an appetizer during the lunch hour. And my goodness, was quiche lorraine ... VIEW POST

Creme au Chocolat (Silky Rich Chocolate Pudding)

A good hostess always has secret tricks up her sleeve, including quick and easy desserts that are irresistible to guests but require minimal effort on the hostess's part. This creme au chocolat, or chocolate pudding, will be the ace up your sleeve when you want to show off your dessert skills with ... VIEW POST

Fennel Salad with Celery and Pine Nuts

This fresh and crunchy fennel salad is a fantastic alternative to a classic bowl of leafy greens. Crisp celery and fennel slices get tossed in a simple lemon-oil dressing with fresh shavings of parmesan. ... VIEW POST

Chicken Provencal (With Tomatoes and Olives)

Chicken provencal is one of those fantastic, one-pan dinners that's delicious and easy, perfect for using both fresh ingredients and pantry staples. It's a favorite to make during the summer with gorgeous, ripe tomatoes. ... VIEW POST

Grilled Pizza with Eggplant and Goat Cheese

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerSoStrong #CollectiveBias  You may think pizza is an Italian favorite, but don't be surprised to find a French person indulging in their own personal pizza. In fact, a grilled pizza ... VIEW POST

Apricot Tarte Tatin

After stumbling upon a gorgeous bunch of sweet apricots at my local farmer's market, I just knew I had to make this apricot tarte tatin. Caramelized apricots on a bed of golden pastry, this tart is sure to be a seasonal favorite.  ... VIEW POST