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Duck a l'Orange Recipe
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.
Vanilla Pastry Cream Recipe
This rich vanilla pastry cream recipe is a perfect, versatile accompaniment to French desserts. Crème patisserie recipe. Pastry cream with vanilla.
Seven-Hour Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe
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.
Chateaubriand Recipe
This chateaubriand recipe features beef tenderloin and an easy wine shallot sauce. Chateaubriand. Roasted beef tenderloin with wine sauce.
Quiche Lorraine Recipe
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.
Carrot Salad Recipe
This carrot salad recipe features fresh, shredded carrots and a homemade lemon mustard dressing. French carrot salad recipe.
Basic Crepes Recipe
This basic crepes recipe is a delicious, versatile French dessert tradition. French crepe batter.
Honey Lacquered Duck Breast Recipe
This honey lacquered duck breast recipe features seared duck breasts glazed with a seasoned honey pan sauce. Seared duck breasts with honey glaze.
Vanilla Souffle Recipe
This vanilla souffle recipe features milk, vanilla, sugar and eggs. Vanilla dessert souffle.
Vanilla Chantilly Cream Recipe
This vanilla Chantilly cream recipe is a versatile way to fill classic French pastry and cakes. Crème Chantilly recipe. French Chantilly cream with vanilla.
Coquilles Saint-Jacques Recipe
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.
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.
French Easter Menu
This French easter menu features seasonal spring ingredients prepared in classical French style. Paques recipes.
Caramelized Apples Recipe
Try this caramelized apples recipe next time you need a fantastic French dessert in a hurry. Easy French caramelized apples.
Gratin Dauphinois Recipe
This gratin Dauphinois recipe features potatoes, heavy cream, crème fraiche, and Gruyere cheese. Potatoes au gratin recipe.
Chocolate Eclairs Recipe
This chocolate éclairs recipe features basic choux pastry, vanilla pastry cream, and semisweet chocolate glaze. Eclair au chocolat.
Belgian Waffles Recipe
This authentic Belgian waffles recipe uses yeast for its incredible texture. Waffles from Belgium.
Frangipane Recipe
This frangipane recipe features sugar, butter, almond flour, and vanilla. Almond cream recipe.
Garlic Lemon Green Beans Recipe
This garlic lemon green beans recipe is an easy, vegetarian side dish recipe. Haricots verts with garlic and lemon.
Lemon Tart Recipe
This easy lemon tart recipe features lemons, crème fraiche, and sweet pastry. Tarte au citron.
Chicken Francaise Recipe
This chicken Francaise recipe features sautéed chicken in a homemade lemon and white wine sauce. French lemon chicken recipe.
Macerated Strawberries Recipe
This macerated strawberries recipe features a special blend of strawberries, sugar, and lemon. Fresh strawberry sauce recipe.
Simple Brioche Loaf Recipe
Make this simple brioche loaf recipe an aromatic, elegant addition to your morning bread selection. Easy French brioche loaf.
Pain au Chocolat Recipe
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.
Truffle Fries Recipe
This homemade truffled Fries Recipe is a deliciously easy addition to any meal. Truffle fries recipe. How to make your own truffled French fries.
Cauliflower Gratin Recipe
This cauliflower gratin recipe features fresh cauliflower, Béchamel sauce, thyme, and Gruyere cheese. Gratin au chou-fleur.
Spinach Soufflé Recipe
Try this spinach soufflé recipe for a delicious, elegant meal. Soufflé with spinach.
Chocolate Tart Recipe
This easy chocolate tart recipe features cream, semi-sweet chocolate, and sweet pastry. Tarte au chocolat.
Opera Cake Recipe
This opera cake recipe features layers of almond sponge cake soaked in espresso syrup, coffee buttercream, and chocolate ganache. Original opera cake recipe.
Sage Brown Butter Sauce Recipe
This sage brown butter sauce recipe features butter, garlic, and sage. Sage browned butter sauce recipe.
Madeleines Recipe
This madeleines recipe features a rich butter, egg, and vanilla batter. Classic madeleine cakes.
Individual Chocolate Souffles Recipe
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.
Classic French Omelet Recipe
This basic French omelet features eggs, butter, cheese, and herbs. Classic French omelette recipe.
Croque Madame Recipe
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.
Browned Garlic Brussels Sprouts Recipe
This browned garlic Brussels sprouts recipe features sautéed garlic, caramelized Brussels sprouts, and seasonings. Browned Brussels sprouts with garlic recipe.
French Breakfast Menu
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.
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.
Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce Recipe
This lemon beurre blanc sauce recipe features lemon juice, shallots, butter, white wine, and creme friache. Sauce buerre blanc. Lemon butter sauce.
Bordelaise Sauce Recipe
This bordelaise sauce recipe features red wine, shallots, herbs, and beef stock. Red wine sauce recipes.
Chateau Potatoes Recipe
This chateau potatoes recipe features potatoes, butter, and parsley. Chateau potatoes.
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.
Roasted Asparagus Recipe
This roasted asparagus recipe features fresh asparagus, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. Roasted asparagus with balsamic vinegar.
Traditional French Palate Cleansers
Learn about traditional French palate cleansers. Sorbet, along with other foods and beverages, can be used as a refreshing break between courses during a meal. Trou Normand. Norman break.
The Courses of a French Meal
Learn about the different foods and courses of a traditional French meal. Order of courses in a formal French meal.
Chocolate Crepes Recipe
Try this chocolate crepes recipe for a classic French dessert. Crepe batter with chocolate.
Crème au Caramel Recipe
This crème au caramel recipe features vanilla custard and homemade caramel sauce. Crème caramel recipe.
Beignets Recipe
This beignets recipe features fried choux fritters and confectioners’ sugar. Classic beignets.
Chocolate Mousse Recipe
This chocolate mousse recipe is a classic French dessert. French mousse with chocolate.
Strawberry Water Recipe
This strawberry water recipe features fresh strawberries, or mixed berries, water, and ice. Strawberry spa water.
Basic Choux Pastry Dough Recipe
This basic choux dough recipe is the basis for dozens of French pastry recipes. French pastry dough.
Chocolate Pastry Cream Recipe
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.
Grilled Romaine Hearts Recipe
This grilled romaine hearts recipe features romaine lettuce, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and Parmesan cheese. How to grill romaine lettuce.
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.
Fall Dinner Party Menu
This fall dinner party menu features seasonal, autumn produce. Autumn dinner party recipes.
Flemish Beef Stew Recipe
This hearty Flemish beef stew recipe is the Belgian national dish. Carbonnades Flamandes.
Spring Dessert Recipes
These spring dessert recipes feature lemon, vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry recipes in the form of crepes, pastry, tarts, eclairs, cakes, sorbet, and cream. Spring party desserts.
Bouillabaisse Recipe
This bouillabaisse recipe features Mediterranean seafood, onions, garlic, saffron, potatoes, and tomatoes. Marseille bouillabaisse recipe.
Rum Baba Recipe
This rum baba recipe features sweet, citrus-scented cakes soaked in vanilla rum syrup. Babas au rhum recipe.
Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe
This chicken cordon bleu recipe features chicken, prosciutto ham, and Gruyere cheese, along with an explanation of the origin of the dish.
Grilled Watermelon Recipe
This grilled watermelon recipe features fresh watermelon, salt, and olive oil. How to grill watermelon.
Steak Au Poivre Recipe
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.
Beef Burgundy Recipe – Boeuf Bourguignon...
This traditional beef Burgundy recipe features red wine, Cognac, vegetables, herbs, and a pearl onion and mushroom garnish. Boeuf Bourguignon recipe.
Escargot Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe
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.
Broccoli Gratin Recipe
This broccoli gratin recipe features broccoli, onions, cream, and bread crumbs. Broccoli au gratin recipe.
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.
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.
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.
Dill Potato Salad Recipe
This easy dill potato salad recipe features Yukon potatoes, olive oil, onions, and dill. French potato salad with dill.
Almond Macarons Recipe
This almond macarons recipe features ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites. French macaroons recipe.
Slow Baked Rice Pudding Recipe
This slow baked rice pudding recipe features rice, vanilla, cinnamon, sugar, and milk. Baked rice pudding recipe.
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.
Daube de Boeuf Provencal Recipe
This daube de boeuf Provencal recipe features beef, vegetables, herbs, orange zest, olives, and wine. Provencal beef stew.
Mousseline Sauce Recipe
This mousseline sauce recipe features egg yolks, butter, lemon juice, and whipped cream. Classic mousseline sauce recipe. Sauce Chantilly.
Rich Chocolate Gateau Recipe
This rich chocolate gateau recipe features semi-sweet chocolate, cocoa, and espresso powder. French chocolate cake.
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.
Brioche Bread Pudding Recipe
This brioche bread pudding features vanilla custard, brioche, and sweet spices. Bread pudding with brioche.
Watermelon Sorbet Recipe
This watermelon sorbet recipe is a refreshing French dessert. French sorbet with watermelon.
Roasted Sunchokes Recipe
This roasted sunchokes recipe features sunchokes, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roasted Jerusalem artichokes recipe.
Baked Honey Brie Recipe
This baked honey Brie recipe features bubbly hot cheese with a generous drizzle of honey. Baked honey Brie with nuts recipe.
Easy Beef Burgundy Recipe
This beef Burgundy recipe features mirepoix, beef, red wine, and herbs. Easy beef Burgundy. Easy beef Bourguignon.
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.
What is a Marcona Almond?
Learn more about Marcona almonds. What are Marcona almonds? What does a Marcona almond taste like? How to store Marcona almonds.
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.
Chicken and Sausage Cassoulet Recipe
This chicken and sausage cassoulet features chicken, sausage, white beans, herbs, and tomatoes. Cassoulet with chicken and sausage.
Balsamic Roasted Vegetables Recipe
This balsamic roasted vegetables recipe features herbs, vegetables, and balsamic vinegar. Balsamic roasted vegetables.
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.
Baked Ham with Spiced Apples and Pears Recipe
This baked ham with spiced apples and pears recipe features smoked ham, a spiced maple glaze, apples and pears. Baked maple ham and spiced fruit recipe.
Countryside Pear Jam Recipe
This countryside pear jam recipe features pears, sugar and spices. Countryside pear preserves recipe.
Savory Sweet Potato Soufflé
Try this savory sweet potato soufflé recipe for a delicious, elegant side dish. This soufflé recipe uses sweet potato puree, Gruyere cheese, and thyme for a fresh flavor. Soufflé with sweet potatoes.
Candied Chestnuts Recipe
This candied chestnuts recipe features chestnuts, sugar, and vanilla extract. Marrons glacés recipe.
Pissaladière Recipe
This pissaladière recipe features onion confit, anchovies, olives, and fresh thyme. Provencal onion tart recipe.
Tourtiere Recipe
This tourtiere recipe features ground beef, ground pork, Cognac, herbs, and spices. French Canadian meat pie recipe.
Orange Tart Recipe
This easy orange tart recipe features oranges, crème fraiche, and sweet pastry. French orange tart recipe.
Crepes Suzette Recipe
This easy crepes Suzette recipe features orange crepes with a buttery orange sauce. Original crepes suzette recipe.
Cinnamon Palmiers Recipe
This cinnamon palmiers recipe features sugar, cinnamon, butter, and puff pastry. Palmiers with cinnamon.
Lemon Pastry Cream Recipe
This lemon pastry cream recipe is a versatile way to fill classic French pastry and cakes. Crème patisserie recipe. French pastry cream with lemon.
Spinach Gratin Recipe
This spinach gratin recipe features spinach, onions, cream, and bread crumbs. Spinach au gratin.
Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille Recipe
This roasted vegetable ratatouille recipe features eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper, tomatoes, garlic and herbs. Roasted ratatouille recipe.
Pain au Raisin Recipe
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.
Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe
This cream of broccoli soup recipe features fresh broccoli, onions, chicken stock and cream. Cream of broccoli. Pureed broccoli soup.
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.
Coffee Mousse Recipe
This coffee mousse recipe features coffee, sugar, heavy cream, and egg yolks. Mousse with coffee.
Poutine Recipe
This classic poutine recipe features homemade fries, cheese curds, and hot beef gravy.
Classic French Cookies
This photo gallery of classic French cookie recipes features macaroons, lava stones, sables, madeleines, and palmiers. French cookies.
Parisian Potatoes Recipe
This Parisian potatoes recipe features potatoes and butter or duck fat. Parisian potato recipe.
Flavored Creme Brulee Recipes
These flavored creme brulee recipes feature different combinations of lemon, orange, coffee, vanilla, and lavender flavors.
Brandade de Morue Recipe
Salt cod and potatoes are pureed in this smooth, flavorful Brandade de Morue recipe. French appetizer dip with salt cod.
Lemon Recipes
These sweet and savory lemon recipes feature zesty, pure citus flavor cooked with French flair. Lemon recipes.
Ratatouille Recipe
This ratatouille recipe is a delicious herbed vegetarian entrée from Nice, France. French vegetable stew.
Maple-Roasted Squash Recipe
This maple-roasted squash recipe features butternut squash and maple syrup. Maple roasted squash recipe.
Lemon Crème Brulee Recipe
This lemon crème brulee recipe features egg yolks, sugar, cream, lemon zest, and vanilla. Lemon infused crème brulee recipe.
Venison Burgundy Recipe
This traditional venison Burgundy recipe features red wine, Cognac, vegetables, herbs, and a pearl onion and mushroom garnish. Venison and red wine stew recipe.
Lavender Crème Brulee Recipe
This lavender crème brulee recipe features egg yolks, sugar, cream, dried lavender, and vanilla. Lavender infused crème brulee recipe.
Roasted Maple Orange Glazed Turkey Recipe
This roasted maple orange glazed turkey recipe from Canada is perfect for a large family get-together. Roasted turkey with maple and orange glaze.
Cinnamon Squash Recipe
This cinnamon squash recipe features butternut squash and cinnamon. Cinnamon roasted squash recipe.
Aligot Recipe
This aligot recipe features potatoes, crème fraiche, and Cantal cheese whipped into a silky puree. Potato and cheese puree.
Bouquet Garni Recipe
This bouquet garni recipe features thyme, bay leaves, celery greens, and parsley. How to make a bouquet garni.
Croque Monsieur Recipes
Enjoy this list of Croque Monsieur recipes for French hot ham and cheese sandwiches. History and culture of the Croque Monsieur.
Orangettes Recipe - Candied Orange Peel Dipped...
This orangettes recipe features homemade candied orange peel dipped in dark chocolate. Orangette recipe.
Brioche Recipe
This easy brioche recipe features sweet, buttery dough, baked into a big loaf or smaller rolls. Brioche rolls recipe.
An Introduction to French Food and French Cooking
Learn the background and ingredients of the French kitchen. French food history and trivia.
Gougeres Recipe
This Gougeres recipe, French cheese puffs, is a perfect appetizer course for any meal.
Sweet Potato Canapés Recipe
This sweet potato canapés recipe features sweet potato rounds served with a rich, savory topping. Sweet potato canapés with crème fraiche.
Lemon Sage Chicken Recipe
This lemon sage chicken recipe features chicken marinated in lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, and fresh sage. Lemon sage marinated chicken recipe.
How to Cook a Steak
How to cook a steak to perfection using timing, texture, and appearance. Steak doneness times.
Country Pate Recipe
This country pate recipe features allspice, onions, garlic, and Cognac. Pate de Campagne.
Raspberry Bottereaux Recipe
This raspberry bottereaux recipe features fried sweet pastry filled with raspberry jam. Raspberry-filled pastries.
Spinach and Onion Quiche Recipe
This spinach and onion quiche recipe makes a lovely entrée. Quiche with spinach and onion.
Cafe Au Lait Recipe
This mellow cafe au lait recipe features milk and coffee. It is a popular choice in French cafes.
Basque Piperade Recipe
This Basque piperade recipe is full of onions, peppers, tomatoes, and spices. Piperade sauce recipe from the Basque region of France.
Tartiflette Recipe
This Tartiflette recipe originated in Savoie in the French Alps. Easy French main dish of potatoes with bacon and Reblochon cheese.
Dark Chocolate Truffles Recipe
This dark chocolate truffles recipe is an indulgent - and necessary - addition to the French kitchen. French chocolate truffles recipe.
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.
French Canadian Crepes Recipe
This basic French Canadian crepes recipe make very thin pancakes that can be filled with versatile ingredients. They are traditionally served as a dessert. Basic crepe recipe from Canada. French crepe batter.
Croissants Recipe
This croissant recipe features the classic pastry made with butter, flour, sugar, and milk. Croissant roll recipe.
Make a Beurre Manie
Learn how to make beurre manie, an easy, lump-free way to thicken sauces and soups.
Chocolat Chaud Recipe
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.
Apple Glazed Carrots Recipe
This apple glazed carrots recipe works well with roasted poultry dishes. Glazed apples and carrots side dish.
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.
Asparagus Hollandaise Recipe
This asparagus hollandaise recipe features fresh asparagus spears, cooked, and then served with hollandaise sauce. Asparagus with hollandaise sauce recipe.
Cheese Soufflé Recipe
This cheese soufflé recipe features cheese, eggs, flour, butter, and milk. Gruyère soufflé. Comté soufflé.
French Seafood Recipes
This collection of French seafood recipes offers up the most popular traditional fish and shellfish recipes in French cuisine. Favorite French fish recipes.
Potato Omelet Recipe
This potato omelet features eggs, butter, potatoes, onions, and herbs. French potato omelette recipe.
Gaulettes Cookie Recipe
This gaulettes cookie recipe features butter, brown sugar, and vanilla dough cooked on a waffle iron. Gullets recipe. French Belgian waffle cookies.
Famous Julia Child Recipes
These famous Julia Child recipes are how much of the culinary world was introduced to French food. Favorite Julia Chilc recipes.
How To Make Crepes
Learn how to make versatile French crepes.
Pot au Feu Recipe
This pot au feu recipe features beef, aromatic vegetables and seasonings, and croutes spread with marrow. Classic pot au feu.
Caramel Ice Cream Recipe
This caramel ice cream recipe features homemade caramel, heavy cream, milk, sea salt, and egg yolks. Salted caramel ice cream recipe.
Herbes de Provence Palmiers Recipe
This herbes de Provence palmiers recipe features dried herbes de Provence, garlic, olive oil, and puff pastry. The savory cookies make a great appetizer. Provencal palmiers recipe.
Herb Crusted Rib Roast Recipe
This herb crusted rib roast recipe features garlic and herbs rubbed into a beef rib roast. Herb crusted roast beef.

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