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Butter-Fried Oysters

There are definitely easier and faster ways to fry oysters, but we think that if you’ve bothered to make them at home, you may as well do it the best way. Definitely a little bit of a project, there’s no lying about that. Bread crumbs need to be made from a day-old French loaf. These…

Raspberry Tart with Hazelnut

When not developing Recipes for Health, Martha Rose Shulman can be found ghost writing cookbooks on pastry. If you’re already familiar with Shulman and her cookbooks on healthy eating, you may find this an intriguing yet confusing discovery. As she wrote back in 2013, Martha believes in a balanced diet, and even sweets & chocolate…

Apple Compote

The perfect accompaniment to French potato pancakes, this vanilla apple compote is sinfully delicious. Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter (unsalted) 4-6 Honeycrisp or Granny Smith apples (peel, core, cut into ½ in pieces) (Should get 6 cups from roughly 2 pounds) ¼ cup sugar (granulated) 1 vanilla pod (split in half lengthwise, and scrape out seeds)…

French Lasagne

Nigella Lawson’s French Lasagne (savory baked croissant pudding) uses up stale croissants by splitting & stuffing them with ham & cheese, before sprinkling them with more cheese, dousing them in garlic-milk infused beaten eggs. The croissants don’t need to be stale to achieve this delicious eggy, cheesy wonder. If they are fresh though, you can…

Peppers with Feta

Due to the heft of these peppers, this dish is sufficient enough to be served as a main. Extra small bell peppers are stuffed with a mild feta, and baked with a lavish handful of herbaceous bread crumbs. Although a simple dish, these peppers come with an amazingly complex taste – perfect at both room…

French 75

Popping a bottle of Champagne on New Year’s Eve & enjoying a glass is no odd occurrence, but few will take the extra step and use the wine as the foundation of this delectable cocktail. According to Raines Law Room bartender Meaghan Dorman, French 75s are bright, crisp, delicious, and ideal for New Year’s Eve….

Spanish French Toast

Everyone knows of French toast, but few are aware of torrijas, the Spanish variant. No doubt both come from the same place – a fantastic way to use no longer fresh bread. Like French toast, torrijas can be served as breakfast, but also make for a fantastic dessert. Ingredients Olive oil (as required) 2 cups…

Dandelion Salad With Beets, Bacon & Cheese

This sensational salad is made with tender dandelion leaves. Modeled after a Parisian bistro classic, this recipe has a vinaigrette with added ginger & lime to better gold up against the slightly bitter edge of the dandelions. A very French tasting salad, along with some equally French goat cheese toasts! Ingredients 2 garlic cloves (smash…

Tomato Soup

You may find that the best tasting tomatoes are often not the most beautiful. Misshapen, gnarly, split-topped tomatoes are often the sweetest. Overripe tomatoes discounted at farmer’s markets are also ideal for this chilled soup. This no-cook delectable soup is perfect for the end of summer when tomatoes are at their finest. Make this a…

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