Weekend Cook and Tell: Vive la France!

Welcome to the Weekend Cook and Tell. Every Wednesday we sift through the food sections of various national newspapers to create a weekend cooking project. We hope you'll cook along with us and share your experiences, recipes, and photos here.

As many of you might already know today is Bastille Day, the French holiday commemorating the storming of the Bastille fortress-prison and the symbolic beginning of the modern French nation. In honor of Bastille Day, this week's challenge will be celebrating all things French.

It's time to dust off that copy of Mastering the Art of French Cooking and channel your inner Julia Child. Or if you're looking for a lighter, more summery take on la cuisine Fran├žaise head over to the Boston Globe for a lesson on Proven├žal ratatouille. And for further inspiration be sure to take a look at all of Kerry Saretsky's fantastique French in a Flash recipes.

Show us photos of your creations on Photograzing (make sure to include "Cook and Tell" in your submission title), and tell us about your recipes here! If you'd like to blog the experience, please leave a link in the comments below. We'll post a round-up of your Francophile foods next Wednesday.

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