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Winemaker’s Grape Cake

If you aren’t familiar with Patricia Wells, you should be. She’s the doyenne of bistro cuisine, and runs what I’ve heard is the best cooking school in Provence. She has a pied-à-terre in Paris where…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
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Life of a French Stagiere

One dark morning last week, I made ham and eggs for one in a tiny skillet on an industrial range. Now, this has its pros and cons: Pro: With the high heat that comes out of that Italian thoroughbred, all stainless steel…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Eventail d’aubergines à la provençale

In this first week of my French stage, I’ve learned all kinds of tips and tricks . This ranges from suspending a soupy salad (like bulgur-less tabbouleh) in a tamis (sieve) set over a bowl, so as to preserve the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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What Do You Believe In? (Nice To Meet You!)

When asked to become part of the Foodists community, I was flattered and somewhat surprised. Sure, my life is food, I know how to cook and I have strong opinions about food. But for most of my journalistic career…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
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