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Crispy-Skinned Roast Chicken

To test the flavor and freshness of an organic chicken that was fedexed to me by the Poulet de Janzé people (nothing makes you feel like a *real* food blogger than having a f [...]

2018-06-10T05:37:04+00:003 Comments

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

When my friend Elodie asked for a recipe that would use up leftover Easter candy, I knew just what I wanted to make: Chocolate Biscuit Cake. Chocolate biscuit cake got a lot [...]

2018-04-22T13:57:40+00:000 Comments

Preserved Lemons

All winter long (and it was indeed a long winter), I meant to preserve some citrus. I had grand schemes for jars of curds and grapefruit jam, homemade marmalade if I could fi [...]

2018-06-04T07:54:22+00:000 Comments

Organic (Janzé) Chickens in France

Free-range chickens are tough to photograph—at least in France. This was the first of many things I learned from a press event organized by Le Poulet de Janzé, a local free-r [...]

2018-04-09T08:10:32+00:000 Comments

One-Banana Bread

This recipe is proof positive of why every cook should know how to make—and use—a vegan egg. I always seem to have one over-ripe banana. There it will sit, on my counter, get [...]

2018-04-06T10:58:58+00:000 Comments

My Weekend at the Fair

I stayed till the cows went home. But let me back up…to the two cooking demos I did for the Chamber of Agriculture. The demo kitchen was set up smack in the middle of the cow [...]

2018-03-28T08:53:50+00:000 Comments

Teurgoule (Norman Rice Pudding)

What is the matter with Mary Jane? She's crying with all her might and main, And she won't eat her dinner - rice pudding again - What is the matter with Mary Jane? From ‘Rice [...]

2018-03-21T18:22:20+00:000 Comments

Ranch Dressing Chez Moi

Living abroad for an extended period of time inevitably means missing—and craving—many foods you once took for granted. Many wouldn’t even make your top ten list of favorite [...]

2018-03-21T10:59:39+00:000 Comments