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Grilled Watermelon Recipe
This grilled watermelon recipe features fresh watermelon, salt, and olive oil. How to grill watermelon.
Your Baked Goods Need This French Vanilla...
This rich vanilla pastry cream recipe is a perfect, versatile accompaniment to French desserts. Crème patisserie recipe. Pastry cream with vanilla.
French Duck a l'Orange Dinner for Two
French cuisine made its debut in America thanks in part to this famous duck a l'orange recipe for seared duck breast glazed with sweet orange sauce. French duck with orange sauce.
A Traditional Chateaubriand Recipe
This chateaubriand recipe features beef tenderloin and an easy wine shallot sauce. Chateaubriand. Roasted beef tenderloin with wine sauce.
How to Make a Classic French Carrot Salad in 5...
This carrot salad recipe features fresh, shredded carrots and a homemade lemon mustard dressing. French carrot salad recipe.
How to Make Truffle Fries at Home
This homemade truffled Fries Recipe is a deliciously easy addition to any meal. Truffle fries recipe. How to make your own truffled French fries.
Savory Honey Lacquered Duck Breast with Chopped...
This honey lacquered duck breast recipe features seared duck breasts glazed with a seasoned honey pan sauce. Seared duck breasts with honey glaze.
Perfect French Vanilla Creme Chantilly
This vanilla Chantilly cream recipe is a versatile way to fill classic French pastry and cakes. Crème Chantilly recipe. French Chantilly cream with vanilla.
Velvety Almond Cream For Baked Goods: French...
This frangipane recipe features sugar, butter, almond flour, and vanilla. Almond cream recipe.
Apricot Honey Jam Recipe
This apricot honey jam recipes features fresh apricot macerated in sugar, lemon juice, and honey. Apricot honey jam.
Vanilla Souffle: The Everyday Fancy Desert
This vanilla souffle recipe features milk, vanilla, sugar and eggs. Vanilla dessert souffle.
Chicken Francaise Recipe
This chicken Francaise recipe features sautéed chicken in a homemade lemon and white wine sauce. French lemon chicken recipe.
Impress Your Guests With This Simple French...
This beignets recipe features fried choux fritters and confectioners’ sugar. Classic beignets.
Perfect Caramelized Apples with Cinnamon and...
Try this caramelized apples recipe next time you need a fantastic French dessert in a hurry. Easy French caramelized apples.
Impress Your Guests with a Towering Opera Cake
This opera cake recipe features layers of almond sponge cake soaked in espresso syrup, coffee buttercream, and chocolate ganache. Original opera cake recipe.
Make Coquilles Saint-Jacques: Creamy Saut&eacut...
Try this Coquilles Saint-Jacques recipe next time you have guests coming for dinner. It features scallops and mushrooms, made rich with a Gruyere and breadcumb topping. Sautéed scallops with spices.
The 6 Must-Have Courses of a Formal French Meal
Learn about the different foods and courses of a traditional French meal. Order of courses in a formal French meal.
Eat Like the French with Traditional Palate...
A look at the foods and beverages the French use as a refreshing break between courses during a meal. Le troy Normand (the Norman break) is an apple brandy.
Here's What You Need to Make a Basic French Crepe
This basic crepes recipe is a delicious, versatile French dessert tradition. French crepe batter.
Countryside Pear Jam Recipe
This countryside pear jam recipe features pears, sugar and spices. Countryside pear preserves recipe.
Dress Up Your Dinner with Sage Brown Butter...
This sage brown butter sauce recipe features butter, garlic, and sage. Sage browned butter sauce recipe.
Treat Yourself with French Pain au Chocolat...
This pain au chocolat recipe features classic pastry dough made with butter, flour, sugar, and milk and then baked with dark chocolate. Pain au chocolate recipe.
Try Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce with Chicken or Fish
This lemon beurre blanc sauce recipe features lemon juice, shallots, butter, white wine, and creme fraiche and is perfect for grilled salmon or chicken.
How to Make the Perfect Spinach Soufflé
Try this spinach soufflé recipe for a delicious, elegant meal. Soufflé with spinach.
Dress Up Your Dinner With This French...
This bordelaise sauce recipe features red wine, shallots, herbs, and beef stock. Red wine sauce recipes.
How to Make a Simple French Brioche Loaf
Make this simple brioche loaf recipe an aromatic, elegant addition to your morning bread selection. Easy French brioche loaf.
Lime Sorbet Recipe
This pure lime sorbet recipe – not too sweet, not too tart - has the clean flavor of refreshing lime juice mixed with sweet lime zest. Sorbet with lime.
Cornichon Pickles Recipe
This cornichon pickles recipe features cucumbers, onions, garlic, and spices. How to make cornichon pickles.
Simple Fresh Summer Peach Sorbet with Lemon Zest
This peach sorbet recipe features sugar, peaches, and lemons. Fresh peach sorbet.
Parmesan Truffle Fries Recipe
This homemade Parmesan truffled Fries Recipe is a deliciously easy addition to any meal. Truffle fries recipe. How to make your own truffled French fries.
Perfect Brunch Quiche Lorraine with Bacon and...
Cheesy egg pie filled with crumbled bacon and just a touch of grated nutmeg is the heirloom quiche recipe from the Lorraine region. French quiche from Lorraine.
Grilled Romaine Hearts Recipe
This grilled romaine hearts recipe features romaine lettuce, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and Parmesan cheese. How to grill romaine lettuce.
Light French Madeleine Cakes
This madeleines recipe features a rich butter, egg, and vanilla batter. Classic madeleine cakes.
Cooking with Lavender
Learn the tricks to cooking with lavender, including flavor pairing with sweet and savory ingredients and delicious lavender recipes. How to cook with lavender.
Traditional Croque Monsieur Recipe
This traditional Croque Monsieur recipe makes a basic French, hot ham and cheese sandwich. This is the original, early 1900’s version.
Fresh Fig Spread Recipe
This fresh fig spread recipe features fresh figs, lemon juice, brown sugar, and vanilla. Fresh fig jam recipe.
Simple Roasted Chateau Potatoes
This chateau potatoes recipe features potatoes, butter, and parsley. Chateau potatoes.
Pissaladière Recipe
This pissaladière recipe features onion confit, anchovies, olives, and fresh thyme. Provencal onion tart recipe.
5 Decadent French Breakfast Recipes
Few things are as relaxing and romantic as a lazy morning, complete with breakfast in bed, steaming coffee, and the newspaper. Try this French breakfast menu, full of easy recipes, next time you want a treat.
Summer Vegetabe Dishes
These summer vegetable recipes make welcome additions to any summer menu.
Poached Pears in White Wine Recipe
This poached pears in white wine recipe features fresh pears, white wine, sugar, and spices. Poached pears in spiced wine syrup.
How to Make Chocolate Eclairs Like a French...
This chocolate éclairs recipe features basic choux pastry, vanilla pastry cream, and semisweet chocolate glaze. Eclair au chocolat.
Simple Flemish Beef Stew with Beer and Beef Stock
This hearty Flemish beef stew recipe is the Belgian national dish. Carbonnades Flamandes.
Classic French Omelette with Gruyere and Chives
This basic French omelet features eggs, butter, cheese, and herbs. Classic French omelette recipe.
Rich Gateau Au Chocolat (That's French for...
This rich chocolate gateau recipe features semi-sweet chocolate, cocoa, and espresso powder. French chocolate cake.
French Street Foods
Enjoy authentic French street foods in your own home kitchen with these recipes.
Marseille Bouillabaisse: French Fisherman's...
This bouillabaisse recipe features Mediterranean seafood, onions, garlic, saffron, potatoes, and tomatoes. Marseille bouillabaisse recipe.
Mousseline Sauce: A Rich French Sauce with...
This mousseline sauce recipe features egg yolks, butter, lemon juice, and whipped cream. Classic mousseline sauce recipe. Sauce Chantilly.
Classic Ratatouille with Caramelized Onions and...
This ratatouille recipe is a delicious herbed vegetarian entrée from Nice, France. French vegetable stew.
Peach Crumble Recipe
This peach crumble recipe features fresh peaches baked into a layer of oat crumble. How to make peach crumble.
Cherry Clafouti: Traditional French Puffed...
This cherry clafouti recipe features homemade vanilla almond custard dotted with fresh dark cherries. Cherry custard cake recipe. Clafouti aux cerises.
How to Make Scallops L'Orange
This scallops l'orange recipe showcases pan-seared scallops drizzled with a delectable orange cream sauce.
Rum Baba Recipe
This rum baba recipe features sweet, citrus-scented cakes soaked in vanilla rum syrup. Babas au rhum recipe.
How to Make Flavorful Beef Burgundy in Less Time
This beef Burgundy recipe features mirepoix, beef, red wine, and herbs. Easy beef Burgundy. Easy beef Bourguignon.
Almond Croissants Recipe
This almond croissants recipe features classic pastry dough made with butter, flour, sugar, and milk and then baked with sweet almond filling and sliced almonds. Almond croissants recipe.
Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille Recipe
This roasted vegetable ratatouille recipe features eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper, tomatoes, garlic and herbs and can be done in less than one hour.
What You Should Know About Marcona Almonds
Learn more about Marcona almonds. What are Marcona almonds? What does a Marcona almond taste like? How to store Marcona almonds.
Traditional French Breakfast Cafe au Lait
This mellow cafe au lait recipe features milk and coffee. It is a popular choice in French cafes.
Deliciously Rich French Chocolate Tart
This easy chocolate tart recipe features cream, semi-sweet chocolate, and sweet pastry. Tarte au chocolat.
Easy Basque Piperade: Spicy French Tomato and...
This recipe from the Basque region of France is full of onions, peppers, tomatoes and spices. It is often used for stewing or to garnish a finished dish.
Traditional Slow-Cooked Boeuf Bourguignon
This traditional beef Burgundy recipe features red wine, Cognac, vegetables, herbs, and a pearl onion and mushroom garnish. Boeuf Bourguignon recipe.
Classic Croque Madame with Ham, Cheese, and...
The Croque Madame is an easy to make, crunchy cheese sandwich with an egg and Béchamel sauce on top. French hot ham and cheese sandwich with fried egg.
Classic Crepes Suzette with Grand Marnier Syrup
This easy crepes Suzette recipe features orange crepes with a buttery orange sauce. Original crepes suzette recipe.
How to Make Individual Chocolate Souffles
Although individual souffles have the reputation of being hard to work with, this French chocolate souffle recipe is easy enough for a beginner. Serve this impressive French dessert at a dinner party. Individual chocolate souffles.
Delectable Fluffy Belgian Waffles
This authentic Belgian waffles dish uses yeast for its incredible texture.
Mother Sauce Recipes
These mother sauce recipes are the foundational sauce recipes in French cooking. Mother sauces of French cuisine.
Pork Medallions and Caramelized Onions and...
This pork medallions and caramelized onion and apples recipe features pork tenderloin, herbs, onions, and apples. Pork with apples and onions.
What are the Basic Methods of French Cooking?
Learn about the basic cooking methods used in French kitchens.
Try This Light Chocolate French Crepes Recipe
Try this chocolate crepes recipe for a classic French dessert. Crepe batter with chocolate.
Classic Escargot Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer
This easy escargot stuffed mushrooms recipe is a wonderful appetizer to pop in the oven at the last minute for an impressive dish. Mushrooms with snails recipe.
How to Make Chocolate Pastry Cream
This chocolate pastry cream recipe tastes delicious as the focal point of a recipe and also pairs nicely with fresh berries. Crème patisserie recipe. French pastry cream with chocolate.
Bastille Day Picnic Menu
Bastille Day marks the freedom of French citizens. Celebrate with authentic French recipes for a picnic menu you won’t soon forget! Bastille Day picnic menu.
Veloute Sauce Recipe
This veloute sauce recipe a traditional French mother sauce, meaning that it is a foundational sauce that can be spiced up and used as a base.
A French Bistro Classic: Crème au Caramel
This crème au caramel recipe features vanilla custard and homemade caramel sauce. Crème caramel recipe.
Black Currant Sorbet Recipe
This black currant sorbet recipe features black currants, sugar, and crème de cassis. Blackcurrant sorbet recipe.
Perfectly Seasoned 7-Hour Roast Leg of Lamb
This seven-hour roast leg of lamb recipe features leg of lamb, herbs, white wine, and root vegetables. Roast leg of lamb. Roasted leg of lamb.
Chicken a la Maryland Recipe
This chicken a la Maryland recipe for butter-fried chicken with Béchamel and sautéed bananas is an adapted version of Escoffier's in Ma Cuisine, what was served on the last day of the Titanic's voyage. Chicken Maryland recipe.
Quick Onion Confit Recipe
Sweet and tart caramelized onions seasoned with herbs and balsamic vinegar make a terrific quick onion confit recipe. Spread it on bread or serve over steak and potatoes. French confit with onions.
Flavored Creme Brulee Recipes
These flavored creme brulee recipes feature different combinations of lemon, orange, coffee, vanilla, and lavender flavors.
Pain au Raisin: French Pastry with Sweet Almond...
This pain au raisin recipe features classic pastry dough made with butter, flour, sugar, and milk and then baked with sweet almond filling and hydrated raisins. Pains au raisin recipe.
Blueberry Balsamic Chicken Recipe
This blueberry balsamic chicken recipe features chicken, blueberries, balsamic vinegar, honey, and rosemary. Blueberry chicken recipe.
Basic Choux Pastry Dough Recipe
This basic choux dough recipe is the basis for dozens of French pastry recipes. French pastry dough.
Pate Sucree Pastry Dough Recipe
This pate sucree pastry dough recipe, a slightly sweet crust, is the foundation of many great pie and tart recipes. French pastry dough. Pie crust.
Pate Brisee Pastry Dough Recipe
This pate brisee pastry dough recipe is the versatile foundation of many great pie and tart recipes. French pastry dough. Pie crust.
Classic French Cookies
This photo gallery of classic French cookie recipes features macaroons, lava stones, sables, madeleines, and palmiers. French cookies.
Balsamic Roasted Vegetables with Herbs
This balsamic roasted vegetables recipe features herbs, vegetables, and balsamic vinegar. Balsamic roasted vegetables.
Romance in a Cup: A Perfect French Chocolate...
This chocolate mousse recipe is a classic French dessert. French mousse with chocolate.
This Overnight Daube de Boeuf Provencal Recipe...
This daube de boeuf Provencal recipe features beef, vegetables, herbs, orange zest, olives, and wine. Provencal beef stew.
Spinach and Onion Quiche Recipe
This spinach and onion quiche recipe makes a lovely entrée. Quiche with spinach and onion.
Wild Blackberry Wine Recipe
This wild blackberry wine recipe is easy to make in your own kitchen. Canadian homemade blackberry wine.
5 Ways to Serve Ratatouille
Try these creative ratatouille serving suggestions for your next meal. Ratatouille recipes with serving suggestions.
Macerated Strawberries Recipe
This macerated strawberries recipe features a special blend of strawberries, sugar, and lemon. Fresh strawberry sauce recipe.
Belgian Gaulettes: Vanilla and Brown Sugar...
This gaulettes cookie recipe features butter, brown sugar, and vanilla dough cooked on a waffle iron. Gullets recipe. French Belgian waffle cookies.
Red Currant Jelly Recipe
This red currant jelly recipe provides the technique for balancing sweet and tart flavors, as well as making a perfectly translucent jelly. French red currant jelly.
How to Make Summer Vegetable Tian
This vegetable tian recipe features potatoes, squash, and tomatoes laced with herbs and cheese.
Learn to Make This Classic French Entree: Steak...
This steak au poivre recipe is simply an entree of steak, seasoned with black pepper and adorned with a brandy and cream reduction. It is an amazingly elegant way to impress guests for dinner. French pepper steak recipe.
Slow Baked Rice Pudding with Vanilla and Cinnamon
This slow baked rice pudding recipe features rice, vanilla, cinnamon, sugar, and milk. Baked rice pudding recipe.
Lemon Pressé Recipe
This lemon pressé recipe, made with fresh lemon juice, is a popular French beverage commonly served in cafés. Citron Pressé.
Cinnamon Squash Recipe
This cinnamon squash recipe features butternut squash and cinnamon. Cinnamon roasted squash recipe.
Candied Chestnuts Recipe
This candied chestnuts recipe features chestnuts, sugar, and vanilla extract. Marrons glacés recipe.
Forget Potato Gratin, Try This Cauliflower...
Creamy and comforting, this cauliflower gratin recipe features a classic Béchamel sauce punched up by just a little bit of fresh thyme.
Lemon and Sage Marinaded Chicken
This lemon sage chicken recipe features chicken marinated in lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, and fresh sage. Lemon sage marinated chicken recipe.
Broccoli Gratin Recipe
This broccoli gratin recipe features sage with its traditional cheese and broccoli and is a versatile side dish that fits in well with many menus.
Thyme Chicken Recipe
This thyme chicken recipe features chicken marinated in lemon juice, lemon zest, white wine, garlic, and fresh thyme. Thyme marinated chicken recipe.
Blueberry Honey Jam Recipe
This blueberry honey jam recipe features blueberries, sugar, honey, and lemon zest. How to make blueberry jam.
Garlic Lemon Green Beans Recipe
This garlic lemon green beans recipe is an easy, vegetarian side dish recipe. Haricots verts with garlic and lemon.
How to Make French Hot Chocolate with Whipped...
Try this chocolat chaud recipe, also known as French hot chocolate next time you need a delicious warm-up. Chocolat chaud recipe with melted chocolate, water, milk, and whipped cream.
Make Your Own Herbes de Provence Blend
This herbes de Provence recipe, featuring oregano, thyme, savory, lavender, basil, sage, and rosemary, is very versatile and used in many French recipes.
The Quintessential French Lemon Tart Recipe
This easy lemon tart recipe features lemons, crème fraiche, and sweet pastry. Tarte au citron.
Honeyed Fruit Salad Recipe
Celebrate Bastille Day like you're in France with this fresh honeyed fruit salad recipe. French salad with honey and fruit.
Chicken Nicoise Salad Recipe
This chicken Nicoise salad recipe features grilled chicken, asparagus, tomatoes, olives, cucumbers, eggs, green beans, and red potatoes. Salade Nicoise with chicken.
Cheese Croissants Recipe
This croissant recipe features the classic pastry made with camembert cheese, butter, flour, sugar, and milk. Cheese croissant roll recipe.
Host a French Cocktail Party
Learn how easy it is to throw a cocktail party with authentic French hors d’oeuvres and drinks. How to host a French cocktail party.
Make French Beurre Manie to Thicken Soups and...
Learn how to make beurre manie, an easy, lump-free way to thicken sauces and soups.
Béchamel Sauce Recipe
This creamy Béchamel sauce recipe, featuring butter, milk, and a touch of nutmeg, is a versatile addition to many authentic French recipes. French white sauce recipe.
Aligot Recipe
This aligot recipe features potatoes, crème fraiche, and Cantal cheese whipped into a silky puree. Potato and cheese puree.
Peches Melba Recipe
This peches Melba recipe features sunny peaches and tart raspberries, ladled over vanilla ice cream. French Peach Melba dessert recipe.
Cinnamon Palmiers Recipe
This cinnamon palmiers recipe features sugar, cinnamon, butter, and puff pastry. Palmiers with cinnamon.
Learn to Cook a Steak Perfectly Every Time
How to cook a steak to perfection using timing, texture, and appearance. Steak doneness times.
Baked Apple Brie Recipe
This baked apple Brie recipe features bubbly hot cheese and baked apples with brown sugar and seasonings. Baked apples and Brie recipe.
Easy French Picnic Menu
Get out into the fresh air and enjoy this authentic easy French picnic menu. French picnic recipes.
Country Pate Recipe
This country pate recipe features allspice, onions, garlic, and Cognac. Pate de Campagne.
Your Introduction to French Cuisine and Cooking
Learn the background and ingredients of the French kitchen. French food history and trivia.
Your Illustrated Guide to Making Basic French...
Learn how to make versatile French crepes.
Favorite Summer Fruit Dessert Recipes
These summer fruit dessert recipes feature seasonal produce like strawberries, peaches, nectarines, cherries, blueberries, and blackberries. French summer fruit desserts.
Almond Pastry Cream Recipe
This rich almond pastry cream recipe features milk, egg yolks, and almond extract. Crème patisserie recipe.
Eggs with Black Truffles Recipe - Brouillade de...
Eggs with black truffles recipe features eggs and truffles whisked together with butter. The gentle cooking technique produces a light, fine texture. Brouillade de truffes.
Watermelon Smoothie Recipe
This watermelon smoothie recipe features watermelon, lime juice, and a touch of salt. Watermelon lime smoothie recipe.
How to Make Strawberry Basil Sorbet
This strawberry basil sorbet recipe features the pure flavor of fresh strawberries, garden basil, and a hint of lemon juice.
5 French Fruit Clafouti Recipes (We Love This...
Learn more about different versions of clafouti recipes. Get creative with different fruits and spices with this delicious French clafouti recipe collection.
Traditional French Creme Brulee with a Hint of...
The combination of hard, caramelized sugar atop velvety-smooth, chilled custard is the undeniable draw to this traditional crème brulee recipe.
How to Make Tourtiere, the Classic French...
This tourtiere recipe features ground beef, ground pork, Cognac, herbs, and spices. French Canadian meat pie recipe.
Classic Pot au Feu: Traditional Spiced French...
This pot au feu recipe features beef, aromatic vegetables and seasonings, and croutes spread with marrow. Classic pot au feu.
Country-Style Brioche Bread Pudding with...
This brioche bread pudding features vanilla custard, brioche, and sweet spices. Bread pudding with brioche.
Balsamic Peppers Recipe
This balsamic peppers recipe is easy and delicious. Sweet peppers tossed with a healthy, tangy balsamic vinegar sauce make a flavorsome French side dish.
Crepes with Salted Butter Caramel Recipe
This crepes with salted butter caramel recipe features easy crepes filled with homemade salted butter caramel. Salted butter caramel crepes recipe.
10 Things To Do With Cheese
Rich and creamy cheese is not just for adding to macaroni. Learn creative recipes and uses for cheese that will have you declaring it your new favorite food. French cheese recipes.
Crisp and Chewy French Almond Macarons
This almond macarons recipe features ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites. French macaroons recipe.
Spinach Gratin Recipe
This spinach gratin recipe features spinach, onions, cream, and bread crumbs. Spinach au gratin.
Brioche Doughnuts Recipe
This brioche doughnut recipe features sweet, buttery dough, baked into doughnuts. Brioche doughnut recipe.
Brandade de Morue: Creamy Salt Cod and Potato...
Salt cod and potatoes are pureed in this smooth, flavorful Brandade de Morue recipe. French appetizer dip with salt cod.
Triple Chocolate Mousse Recipe
This triple chocolate mousse recipe features white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and a touch of vanilla. Three chocolate mousse recipe.
Orangettes Recipe - Candied Orange Peel Dipped...
This orangettes recipe features homemade candied orange peel dipped in dark chocolate. Orangette recipe.
Chicken and Sausage Cassoulet with White Beans
This chicken and sausage cassoulet features chicken, sausage, white beans, herbs, and tomatoes. Cassoulet with chicken and sausage.
Tarragon Mustard Vinaigrette Recipe
This elegant tarragon mustard vinaigrette recipe makes a wonderful addition to any salad. French vinaigrette dressing with tarragon and mustard.
Buckwheat Crepes Recipe
This buckwheat crepes recipe is the classic Breton crepe, made to be filled with savories. Breton crepes recipe.
Simple Cognac Shrimp with Beurre Blanc Sauce
This Cognac shrimp with beurre blanc sauce recipe is an easy French main course, perfect for quick weeknight preparation. Shrimp with Cognac and beurre blanc sauce.
Pate Sablee Pastry Dough Recipe
This pate sablee pastry dough recipe, a sweet, crumbly crust, is the foundation of many great pie and tart recipes. French pastry dough. Pie crust.
Refreshing and Healthy Strawberry Water
This strawberry water recipe features fresh strawberries, or mixed berries, water, and ice. Strawberry spa water.
Bouquet Garni Recipe
This bouquet garni recipe features thyme, bay leaves, celery greens, and parsley. How to make a bouquet garni.
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