Tag Archives: French

Cook the Book Friday – Chocolate Dulce de Leche Tart

Man this was delicious. Also, I have never had occasion to make Dulce de Leche before (tl, dr; put a can of sweetened condensed milk in a pot of simmering water for like 3.5 hours. The end.), and I could … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Cherry Tomato Crostini with Homemade Herbed Cheese

Before we go any further, I believe I owe you a certain picture of me making crêpes when I was a tween. It took me a minute to dig out the album, but here you go: Observe the level of … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Buckwheat Crêpes with Ham, Cheese and Egg

Crêpe making, at least in our house, turns into a team activity. One person to pour the batter in, the other to quickly swirl the pan around, and both to decide by committee (hovering over the pan all the while) … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Chicken Lady Chicken

Ok. So my chicken skin is a little over done. I also made a few substitutions in the marinade… we don’t like really spicy things, so I left out the chili paste, and used sumac instead (because, sumac). I subbed … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Fattoush

If there is one thing on life I really love, it’s a good salad. And sumac. I love sumac so much that I keep it on hand always, and use it wherever I can. For me sumac is like fish … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Prosciutto, Gruyere, and Pear Quiche

Do you know I just don’t care for really egg-y things? Not in the brioche or challah or velvetty-yolk-mixed-into-a-carbonara sense, but more in the overcooked-breakfast-eggs-served-on-a-buffet sense, typical of most quiches I have been introduced to. In the spirit of trying … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Fried Ham and Cheese (or, Croque Monsieur)

Every time I make Croque Monsieur I wonder why I don’t eat this more often. It is the perfect combination of all good things that could be defined as ethereal and heavenly at once, and is made even better with … Continue reading

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