Posts Tagged ‘Food’

A Journey toward (real) food

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The husband and I just finished reading Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, and it has sparked lots of good conversation about our priorities for the food we put onto our–and our … Read more

 

Chocolate Tart in Paris (with Liam as model!)

So far it appears absolutely impossible to go wrong with any recipe by David Lebovitz. But especially when it comes to chocolate, he is an evil genius! What I love best about this chocolate tart recipe is that it … Read more

 

No choices: my new favorite way to dine (Les Papilles in Paris)

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For Christmas, Arnie and I bought each other a grown-up* dinner at Les Papilles, a well-established French bistro with a reputation for its excellent market-driven menu and wide selection of wines. And I discovered my new favorite way to have … Read more

 

What the French Know About Food: Less is More

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In Paris, there’s a bakery on every corner offering buttery croissants, but residents are still slim enough to fit into elevators the size of coffins. What do the French know? This is the third of several posts on food and … Read more

 

Disaster Preparedness: Chocolate Burns, Ashley Learns

Arnulfo jumped in to document the disaster. I am still finding chocolate splatters.

I like to think of myself as a sensible person. In practice, though, I seem to be guilty of thoughtlessness far more often than I’d like to … Read more

 

Sweet Life in Paris: It’s sweet, but there are quirks…

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There are some books that just have to find you at the right moment to be loved. The Sweet Life in Paris is like that, a bit. But I’m pretty sure I would have felt like author David Lebovitz–with his … Read more

 

What the French Know About Food: Buy Fresh

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In Paris, there’s a bakery on every corner offering buttery croissants, but residents are still slim enough to fit into elevators the size of coffins. What do the French know? This is the second of several posts on food and … Read more

 

Only make if it isn’t raining… A family recipe for chocolate cake

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Here’s to recipes that speak directly to the heart. This cake says to me: childhood, love, comfort, laughter, consistency. Maybe food shouldn’t say those things to me, but when it does, I want to make sure that the cake lives … Read more

 

What the French Know About Food: No Snacking

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Learn why the French don’t need this.

In Paris, there’s a bakery on every corner offering buttery croissants, but residents are still slim enough to fit into elevators the size of coffins. What do the French know? This is the … Read more

 

My Smitten (Paris) Kitchen

Our Paris kitchen.

Welcome to our Paris kitchen! It’s not large, but it is lovely. Since arriving, we’ve been preparing many (mostly simple) meals in our little space with ingredients from the produce market and grocery stores nearby. My recent … Read more

 
 
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