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French Onion Soup

With the weather turning colder and the snow starting to blow about, it’s time to whip up a batch of French Onion Soup to warm the soul. Serves 4-6 as an appetizer or 2 as a meal.

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Posted by: on Monday, December 4th, 2006
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Tarte Tatin: The Upside-Down Pie

Perhaps you’ve noticed something called Tarte Tatin on the dessert menu of your favourite restaurant. If you ordered this legendary French treat, you probably marvelled at how lovely this twist on mom’s…

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Posted by: on Sunday, October 8th, 2006
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How the French Fry Eggs

Forget everything you were ever told about cooking an egg. This morning I spent almost twenty minutes lovingly preparing mine – French style. In one pan I slowly melted butter on the lowest setting my stove could…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 7th, 2006
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Never Order Fish On Mondays…

With both cooking and fiction books to his credit, Anthony Bourdain is somewhat of a hero and inspiration to many of us at IBC. During my recent vacation I finally read A Cook’s Tour which was an addictive read…

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Posted by: on Friday, May 12th, 2006
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Gotta get my mignonette

As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their liquid from each…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 29th, 2006
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Cook Like A French Chef

We’ve posted entries about food before, so if you’re a regular visitor it’ll come as no surprise that we’re passionate about gourmet cuisine. As gastronomic hobbyists ourselves, a couple of us…

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Posted by: on Friday, May 20th, 2005
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