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Nettle Quiche with Crab

Two wild edibles that appear in Cancale come spring are paired together in this quiche : Stinging nettles from the hiking trail that winds around the coast and fresh crab cau [...]

2021-04-05T04:19:25-04:000 Comments

Winter Vegetable Couscous Stew

This Moroccan-style couscous stew is great for weeknights because it can be made with any vegetables you have on hand. Even better the next day, once the flavors have develop [...]

2021-03-17T13:30:18-04:002 Comments

Rhubarb Tart with Fresh Goat Cheese

I have found the secret to the universe, and it is 8 oz. (200 g.) of fresh goat cheese and 2 eggs. Yes, that is an exaggeration, but when an easy-to-remember ingredient combi [...]

2021-04-19T05:56:14-04:000 Comments

Prasopita (Spanakopita with Leeks)

Here’s a new Greek food term for you (well, for me): Prasopita. Leek (praso) pie (pita). I found it while googling ‘spanakopita with leeks’—which is what I’d just made using [...]

2021-04-19T14:11:58-04:000 Comments

Incredibly Good Stewed Chicken

I suppose I could have called this dish something with a little more élan. Braised chicken. Saucy chicken. Grandmother’s stove pot chicken. It is all of those, too. But there [...]

2022-03-19T07:26:03-04:000 Comments

Baked (or Roasted) Camembert

Baking camembert in the oven turns it into a tasty fondue for two. When it comes to cheese, I’m with Cole Porter…and camembert is the top. (Scroll to the end of the post for [...]

2018-12-07T11:22:11-05:000 Comments

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 [...]

2021-04-20T10:16:12-04:003 Comments
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