French

Easy Crepes

November 11, 2019

Sweet or savory, filled or simply sauced, crepes are delicate, elegant, delicious, and very easy to make. For sweet crepes, add a tablespoon of sugar to the batter.

Buttery Croissants

June 19, 2019

Make these tender flaky pastries for weekend breakfasts or for a special brunch.

Cherry Clafoutis

June 14, 2019

This traditional country French dessert is made by topping a layer of fruit with batter. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.

Potatoes Gratin With Bacon

November 28, 2018

Originating from the Savoy region of the French Alps, this dish benefits from smoky bacon and the traditional cheese of the area, Reblochon. If you can’t find it, use a quality Gruyere or fontina with a bit of Brie or Camembert. Cook the potatoes a day ahead and allow to...

Chicken Cordon Bleu

January 22, 2018

This Chicken Cordon Bleu is an easy dinner to make and will please the entire family. Serve with a crisp green salad.

Zucchini & Tomato Tart

June 20, 2017

This classic Provence summer tart is delicious and is better served tepid rather than hot from the oven.

Baked Pears

June 19, 2017

Baked Pears is such a simple and delicious French dessert. Since there is no crust in this recipe it’s perfect for those trying to avoid gluten.

Provençal Vegetable Bake

June 8, 2017

Provençal Vegetable Bake (Tian Provencal) is a delicious vegetable side dish. Make a double batch and enjoy the leftovers for breakfast with eggs!

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Clafoutis

July 19, 2016

When my daughter comes to visit I’m challenged to get creative making recipes gluten-free and dairy-free. Here is a traditional French dish that I altered into a delicious GF & DF treat. You may use any gluten-free flour that you like, but I tend to fall back on King Arthur...

Fall Harvest Ratatouille

October 29, 2015

Fall Harvest Ratatouille is packed with nutrition. Mushrooms are a good source of fiber and B vitamins. Tomatoes provide heart healthy lycopene, while eggplant, zucchini, and peppers all contain essential nutrients that help boost immunity to help fight those pesky cold and flus.

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