Chocolate Pecan Slab Pie

CHOCOLATE PECAN SLAB PIE

Pecans are the great American nut and at no time of the year are they more in demand than around the holidays. There are a lot of different...

New York City Book Event - November 13th

NEW YORK CITY BOOK EVENT - NOVEMBER 13TH

To celebrate the release of the paperback edition of L'Appart, I'll be at Shakespeare & Co. at 939 Lexington Avenue in New York City...

 
 
 
No-Knead Potato Pizza

NO-KNEAD POTATO PIZZA

Potato pizza sounds a bit odd, until you try it. The first time I had it was in Rome at Pizzarium , which I still remember almost fifteen...

L'Appart, now available in Paperback!

L'APPART, NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK!

The story was a long time in the making, from deciding to plant roots in Paris, to finding an apartment and tackling a renovation....

 
 
 
Spiced Honey Cakes

SPICED HONEY CAKES

I always wonder, when I open a cookbook, what recipe is going to jump out at me? I sometimes head for the dessert chapter first, but...

Sandrine Chappaz Chocolate

SANDRINE CHAPPAZ CHOCOLATE

A couple of weeks ago, I took a trip to the Savoie, a region of France that was once a dukedom of Italy. As you travel through France,...

 
 
 
Peanut Butter Paprika Cookies

PEANUT BUTTER PAPRIKA COOKIES

There isn't quite a word for “pie” in French. Tourte describes a double-crusted, enclosed pastry of some sort, but isn't quite the...

 
 
 
Grilled Baby Back Ribs

GRILLED BABY BACK RIBS

People don't associate French cooking with grilling. But if you go to any neighborhood festival in the summer, out in the countryside,...

Le Petit Grain

LE PETIT GRAIN

A few months ago, I started following an interesting-looking Instagram account of a bakery in Paris that was making all their breads...

 
 
 
Bistro Pierre Lapin

BISTRO PIERRE LAPIN

People are impressed with the French and their relationship to food, especially a meal. So much so that UNESCO added the gastronomic...

White Negroni

WHITE NEGRONI

While my computer is still in the shop I've been eking out posts while praying to the gods, or technicians at Apple, that I get it...

 
 
 
Plum and Rhubarb Crisp

PLUM AND RHUBARB CRISP

I'm not sure if I just returned from lunch, or if I was privy to a top-secret breeding ground for a race of super lovely people, that...

Plum Flaugnarde

PLUM FLAUGNARDE

Once again, I found myself with an overload of fruit. Sure, I like pears and apples, which show up at the market on the cusp of autumn....

 
 
 
Creme Brulee

CREME BRULEE

When it was on the cusp of popularity in the U.S., I sort of introduced crème brûlée to a restaurant where I was working at the time,...

Carnitas

CARNITAS

What to do when people call you thirty minutes before you've invited them for dinner? It's something I don't understand. If you're...

 
 
 
Salted Butter Caramel Sauce

SALTED BUTTER CARAMEL SAUCE

This is my favorite, go-to salted butter caramel sauce. There are no real tricks or fancy techniques. And while staying in friend's...

Republic of Booza

REPUBLIC OF BOOZA

I'm always interested in ice cream, no matter where it's from. But probably the most intriguing one I've ever come across was booza...

 
 
 
One-Bottle Scotch Cocktail

ONE-BOTTLE SCOTCH COCKTAIL

Some people get irked when they want to make a cocktail recipe, and as they gather the ingredients, they find that some things are...

Plum Sorbet

PLUM SORBET

When I wrote the first edition of The Perfect Scoop. I only allowed myself to use the word “refreshing “ once, which I'm pretty sure...

 
 
 



Chicken Liver Pate

Pâté sounds intimidating to make but this Chicken Liver Pâté recipe is simple and inexpensive yet has a magnificent flavor. This recipe combines the flavors of chicken livers... Read more ...

Tequila-Lime Marinated Angus Sirloin - Sound of Flavor

The Roasted Red Pepper Semolina Focaccia recipe in the latest video from POV Italian Cooking is packed full of flavor but still an easy bread to make at home. This Italian... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Pumpkin Pie Brownies

Pumpkin Pie Brownies

Hey y'all, so I got one more pumpkin dessert for this fall and this one is quite intriguing. So I wanted to show you this lovely combo of chocolate and pumpkin pie. If your a... Read more ...

Vegan Mushroom Wellington

Vegan Mushroom Wellington

Save a turkey this holiday season by making this Vegan Mushroom Wellington stuffed w/ caramelized onions, sweet potato & rosemary. Read more ...

Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff is the easiest way to make the classic dinner recipe! Read more ...

Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective to Open Asheville Brewpub

Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective to Open Asheville Brewpub

The Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective is expanding its presence in North Carolina. The Fireman Capital-backed brewery rollup - which includes Oskar Blues, Cigar City, Deep... Read more ...

BRB, Buying 1 of These Chic Wine Chillers For Every Rosé-Lover in My Life

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Can it be Summer again already. .. please? I just stumbled upon the cutest product for keeping my Rosé nice 'n' cold on a hot day, and now I can't stop dreaming about cookouts... Read more ...

Thai Red Curry Carrot Soup

Thai Red Curry Carrot Soup

Cozy, and just perfectly spiced! Naturally gluten and dairy free, super comforting, warming, and perfect for a cool evening! Read more ...

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Apples get thinly sliced and drizzled in salted caramel sauce before being incased in buttery, hot, pastry. Happy Thanksgiving! Read more ...

Ten Low-Carb Winter Salads for Holiday Dinners

Ten Low-Carb Winter Salads for Holiday Dinners

Any of my Ten Low-Carb Winter Salads for Holiday Dinners would be perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, but enjoy these tasty salads all winter long! And check out... Read more ...

Leftovers Ideas: Easy Day After Thanksgiving Bites and Loire Valley Wine

Leftovers Ideas: Easy Day After Thanksgiving Bites and Loire Valley Wine

Sponsored Post - A diverse wine region in the heart of France, discover wines from the Loire Valley . The day after Thanksgiving I'm usually at my all-time laziest. My slippers... Read more ...

Salted Caramel Pecan Baked Brie

Salted Caramel Pecan Baked Brie

Salted caramel & pecans top this deliciously easy baked brie recipe, which is perfect served as a party appetizer or dessert! Read more ...