Tag: Food

Chocolate: Belgian versus Swiss

According to The Daily Meal, Americans buy 58 million pounds of chocolate in the 7 days leading up to Valentine’s Day. But where does all…

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La Chandeleur

Sunlight, abundance, celebration. Not words you typically associate with February. And while February 2 is Groundhog Day in the US, a day when we check…

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Recipe Round-up: Les Bûches de Noël

If you attend a dinner in France for Christmas, it is likely you will be served a bûche de Noël for dessert.  Bûches de Noël…

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Flavors of a French Fall: Recipes from Alsace-Lorraine

The gastronomy of Alsace-Lorraine, a region in Northeast France, is perfect for this time of year!  The ingredients and dishes conjure comfort food galore to…

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Adventures in French Cooking

Just what is it about French cooking that makes it so special?  Is it the gobs of ooey gooey butter?  The soft simmer of chicken…

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