Try your hand at classic dishes—cassoulet, coq au vin, pot-au-feu, and a true French omelette—or not-so-traditional recipes inspired by French ingredients and methods.
The ultimate creamy-in-the-middle, crispy-on-top casserole.
A better vegetarian answer to the turducken.
Slow-cooked, silky traditional duck confit
Crème fraîche is easy to make at home.
This savory cheese soufflé is easy to make and practically foolproof—we promise, it will rise to lofty and flavorful heights.
The sauce for this duck à l'orange recipe is designed to walk the tightrope of flavor, perfectly suited to cutting through the richness of the roasted duck.
Bag the duck and skip the buckets of fat.
For great French onion soup, start by not burning the onions.
The very best classic steak sauce you can make at home.
A simple crepe batter that'll allow you to whip up French crepes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Divide the pepper, then conquer this recipe.
The classic French side dish in its simplest, most perfect form.
A 15-minute French classic made with fresh, inexpensive ingredients.
French onion soup, tarted up.
Creamy and rich layers of potato and cheese.
Mightier than mash, finer than fondue.
Beating the egg whites leads to lofty results.
Our foolproof technique for a smooth, tender exterior and a soft, custardy interior.
A brown-butter twist on French sablés, with toasted sugar and malted milk powder for extra richness and complexity.
The classic French stew, with tender beef and a deep, rich flavor.
The classic olive spread from Provence.
Fancy isn't always French, but French can be pretty fancy.
Soufflés have a reputation for being difficult. They're anything but.
For easy entertaining, bring the raw bar home.
A guide to pâté, terrine, boudin, and other basics of the charcuterie board.
Go from zero to dinner in 15 minutes. @thefoodlab shows how to cook mussels right.
How a chef, and her cookbook, transformed a 20-year-old's world.
A simple dish with a twisted history.