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Crème Fraiche

  • Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
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    Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

    This dressing improves with time. The flavor is best if you can let it sit for at least an hour before serving. Serve with chicken legs, salmon, and—oh, yeah—salad.

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    Pork Chops with Watercress Mashed Potatoes

    The briny bite of the green peppercorns is essential to this sauce and pairs wonderfully with the rich flavors and textures of the dish. If you don’t have them on…

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    Egg Noodles with Creamy Mustard-Tarragon Sauce

    This simple alternative to plain buttered noodles brings so much more flavor. Serve with roast chicken or seared salmon.

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    Tagliatelle with Asparagus and Parmesan Fonduta

    Fonduta, a silky sauce rich with crème fraîche and egg yolks, takes less time and just a bit more effort than tomato sauce, and turns a plate of pasta into…

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    Lobster Salad Rolls with Fresh Peas, Lemon & Chives

    Fresh peas love shellfish. And we love lobster rolls. Everyone has their favorite version, this one is elegant and very fresh, with a bit of lemon and crème frâiche to…

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    Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Crème Fraîche & Strawberries

    Sue tossed many a pancake during her eleven happy years as a breakfast cook at Bette’s Oceanview Diner. This is one of her favorite pancake recipes. You’d expect the cheese…

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    Persimmon Cake with Crème Fraîche and Maple Pecans

    Crisp, crunchy varieties of persimmons, like Fuyus, are great eaten out of hand, sliced into salads, and diced into salsas, but this cake, inspired by farmer James Birch of Flora…

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    Sweet Noodle Kugel

    At Passover time, this sweet kugel is ideal for a light lunch, especially the day after the large Seder meal. If you are serving it during Passover, make sure to…

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    Tomato-Centric Cobb Salad

    There's nothing wrong with the classic Cobb salad, but a few ingredient tweaks--more in-season tomatoes, the addition of tarragon, and a creamy blue cheese dressing instead of a vinaigrette plus…

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