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One Pot Wonders: Easy Ratatouille with Chicken
One Pot Wonders: Easy Ratatouille with Chicken
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Cookbook Love Letter: Anne Willan's La Varenne Pratique
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Eat This Cheese: Délice de Bourgogne
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Tiny Ovens, Hidden Cranberries: How to Survive Thanksgiving in Paris
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The Serious Eats Guide to Cru Beaujolais
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Snapshots from the South of France: Bouillabaisse and Rouille
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Quatre Épices Glazed Carrots Recipe
Fried Gnocchi
How to Make Parisian Gnocchi | The Food Lab
Le Châtelain Camembert
9 Awesome French Cheeses Everyone Should Know
Sole Meuniere on a dark green plate on a marbled countertop
Sole Meunière Recipe
Duchess potatoes served in a dish.
Pommes Duchesse (Duchess Potatoes)
finished lyonnaise potatoes
Lyonnaise Potatoes
Closeup of a serving platter of fondant potatoes with a ramekin of flaky sea salt on the side.
Pommes de Terre Fondantes (Fondant Potatoes)
A golden brown potato pancake sits on a plate. It is round, thick, and is made up of clearly defined potato strands.
Pommes Darphin (French Potato Pancake) Recipe
A cast iron skillet full to the brim with melted and browned soft-rind cheese.
Tartiflette
A trio of profiteroles being doused in chocolate sauce
Profiteroles
A large savory cheese souffle with someone holding a spoon of souffle above the casserole.
Savory Cheese Soufflé Recipe
Soufflé omelette on a black plate with mixed green salad on the side.
Soufflé Omelette With Cheese Recipe
French cassoulet served out of a Dutch oven and onto a plate.
Traditional French Cassoulet Recipe
Two quarter-folded filled crepes garnished with chopped herbs on a plate
Basic Crepe Batter Recipe
Béarnaise sauce being scooped out of a small cast iron pot with a wooden spoon
Foolproof Béarnaise Sauce Recipe
A plate of steak au poivre with french fries.
Classic Steak au Poivre Recipe
A bowl of moules marinières with toasted bread
The Best Moules Marinières (Sailor-Style Mussels) Recipe
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Classic Mornay Sauce (Cheesy White Sauce) Recipe
Hollandaise sauce served with asparagus
Quick Immersion Blender Hollandaise Recipe
A classic French omelette on an elegant white plate.
Classic French Omelette Recipe
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Re-Introducing Soubise: The Classic Three Ingredient Onion Sauce That Deserves a Comeback
Spoon pulling out a bite of cheese-topped French onion soup from red bowl.
French Onion Soup (Soupe à l'Oignon Gratinée) Recipe
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How to Make Classic Duck Confit (and Give It a Koji Twist)
Duck à l'Orange
Duck à l'Orange Recipe
Overhead of a richly-golden French onion soup tarte tatin
French Onion Soup Tarte Tatin Recipe
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Black Olive Tapenade With Garlic, Capers, and Anchovies Recipe
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French Omelette With Cheese Recipe
A small dish of cooked basic French green lentils.
Basic French Lentils Recipe | Cook the Book
A spoonful of stretchy and richy pommes aligot
Pommes Aligot (Cheesy Mashed Potatoes) Recipe
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Classic Pot-au-Feu (French Boiled Beef and Vegetables) Recipe
creamed leeks in a bowl
French in a Flash: Creamed Leeks Recipe
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The Soufflé Omelette: Light, Fluffy, and Fun to Eat
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French-Style Brown Butter New Potatoes Recipe
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Foie Gras Torchon Recipe
Soft scrambled eggs on 6 pieces of bit sized toast
Custardy French-Style Soft Scrambled Eggs Recipe
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Pistachio Frosting Recipe
A bowl of Boeuf Bourguignon and noodles next to the pot
Boeuf Bourguignon (Beef Stew With Red Wine, Mushrooms, and Bacon) Recipe
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Choucroute Garnie à l'Alsacienne (Alsatian Braised Sauerkraut With Mixed Meats and Sausages) Recipe
serving up a slice of scalloped potatoes gratin
Classic Rich and Silky Potato Gratin (Scalloped Potatoes) Recipe
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Charred Asparagus With Miso Béarnaise Sauce Recipe
A slice of finely-layered apple custard cake known as Gâteau invisible aux pommes
Gâteau Invisible (Invisible Apple Cake) Recipe
Close-up of yolk running out of poached egg in pool of red wine sauce with carrots, pearl onions, and bacon
Eggs en Meurette (Poached Eggs in Red Wine Sauce) Recipe
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Asparagus Goes Deluxe With Miso Béarnaise
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Real Bouillabaisse (Bouillabaisse Marseillaise) Recipe
Freshly baked choux pastry puffs on a parchment lined baking sheet.
How to Make Choux Pastry (Pâte à Choux) Recipe
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Easy Pork Rillettes (Slow-Cooked Pork Spread) Recipe
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Lavender, Lemon, and Honey Spatchcocked Roast Chicken Recipe
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Pot-au-Feu: The Dish That Made Boiled Beef a French Classic
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Lobster Bisque Recipe
A plate of rich coq au vin with buttered potatoes and a glass of red wine
Coq au Vin (Chicken Braised in Red Wine) Recipe
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French Crepes With Spinach and Feta Recipe
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Classic Mignonette Recipe