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    How to Make a Champ de Noël

    Impress family and friends with this modern twist on a classic bûche de Noël

  • Recipe

    Champ de Noël

    This twist on a traditional bûche de Noël is a glorious centerpiece dessert for a holiday party or meal. While the cake entails a bit of a time investment, it’s…

  • luxurious potato gratin
    Magazine

    Gratifying Gratins

    There is something special about a gratin; serving one turns any meal into a feast. The luxurious aspect of a gratin makes it an ideal choice for entertaining. In my…

  • Croque Monsieur Rugelach
    Recipe

    Croque Monsieur Rugelach

    This savory "cookie" is a mashup of the famous French sandwich and classic rugelach. Try a couple with a cup of tomato soup.

  • Menu

    A Tres Chic Cocktail Party

    An effortless French cocktail party menu that’s guaranteed to make your guests proclaim c’est magnifique

  • Caramelized Onion Dip
    Recipe

    Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Dip

    The combination of deeply caramelized onions and mushrooms is a one-two punch of savory flavor. Use fino sherry to deglaze the pan, and then make a Not Not Martini with…

  • Lardon Fig Twists
    Recipe

    Lardon-Fig Twists

    These twisty, cheesy, savory-sweet, buttery puff-pastry twists go fast. Bake off half for round one, let people fill up on other things for a bit, then bake off the second…

  • Eggs Cornichon
    Recipe

    Eggs Cornichon

    The classic French dish Eggs Mayonnaise is just that: eggs with a swipe of mayonnaise. Think of this recipe as tweaking the famous dictum of Coco Chanel: Instead of taking…

  • Olives and salami
    Recipe

    Marinated Olives and Salami

    If you're going to make only one hors d'oeuvre for your cocktail party, make it this one. The warm, salty olives and salami slices paired with crusty bread are the…

  • La Pomme Rouge
    Recipe

    La Pomme Rouge

    Two French classics—Calvados (French apple brandy) and Lillet Rouge (an apéritif wine)—are shaken over ice with lemon and topped with chilled sparkling wine, for an easy, nuanced cocktail that reads…

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