French Recipes & Food Ideas
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How To Make Classic French MadeleinesRecipes
A perfect accompaniment to your afternoon cup of tea.
Aug 19, 2022
How To Make Creme BrûléeRecipes
Happy tap, tap, tapping!
Aug 3, 2022
Mornay Is France's Answer to Cheese SauceRecipes
It's as luxurious rich and creamy as you'd expect.
Jul 31, 2022
10 Groceries I Buy to Feel Like I’m Back in FranceGroceries
Fresh bread! French butter! Tinned fish! And more!
Jul 25, 2022
How to Make the Silkiest Crème AnglaiseRecipes
Pour this French custard sauce on cakes, cobblers, and beyond.
Jul 15, 2022
This Surprisingly Easy Recipe Will Transport You to a French BakeryRecipes
Pro tip: It's amazing slathered on toast.
Jul 8, 2022
Chantilly Cream Is Fancy to Say but Easy to MakeRecipes
The sweetened whipped cream is good on everything from cakes to fresh fruit.
May 29, 2022
Recipe: Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese QuicheRecipes
When I decided to host a casual yet elegant weekend brunch for my book club, I knew immediately that the main dish would be a quiche. For me, quiche is the ultimate special brunch treat, combining flaky, buttery crust with a rich yet light egg custard studded with flavorful mix-ins — in this case, sweet roasted cherry tomatoes, fragrant basil and tangy bits of goat cheese.
May 17, 2022
Recipe: Chicken Liver Pâté with Sage, Apple and ThymeRecipes
With the approach of the holiday party season, I am always on the lookout for make-ahead appetizers that are a little different from the usual spread of cheeses, meats and crudite. Chicken liver pâté doesn’t enjoy the popularity it had when Julia Child was queen, but this elegant yet economical hors d’oeuvre is due for a comeback.
May 17, 2022
Weekend Snack: Radish ToastRecipes
The advent of spring sends me straight for this tea time snack. Radish toasts are easy to throw together for one person or assemble en masse for the most fancy of weekend gatherings. Radishes, nice butter, quality flake salt, snips of fresh parsley and a just-baked ficelle, life doesn’t get much better. Have you tried this wonderful pairing of delicate flavors and textures?
May 13, 2022
What’s The Deal With Pâté?Skills
Pâté might not look too appetizing, but this spread made of ground meat (usually liver) and fat combined with wine and spices, cooked, and puréed into a smooth, spreadable paste is quite yummy.Not simply a mainstay of hors d’oeuvre trays, pâté is also a main ingredient in the Vietnamese bánh mì sandwich. A little pâté spread on a baguette with some cornichons makes a delicious sandwich.
May 12, 2022
Slow Cooker Recipe: Pot au FeuRecipes
Pot au feu, which means “pot on the fire” in French, is a simple, provincial dish made from boiling beef, marrow bone, and vegetables together in a pot. In the old days before homes had modern heating systems, a pot au feu was kept on the fire during the cold winter months.
May 12, 2022
The Surprising Truth About Crêpes SuzetteRecipes
They're so much easier to make than you think.
Apr 29, 2022
Raspberry Coulis Is a Simple and Special Sauce for Your Favorite DessertRecipes
Perfect over cheesecake, ice cream, and more.
Apr 20, 2022
How to Make a Classic Hollandaise Sauce — It's Easier than You Might Think! Recipes
Use these step-by-step instructions to make this beloved sauce.
Apr 14, 2022
Classic Croque MadameRecipes
Imagine yourself along the Seine with each bite.
Apr 12, 2022
Mushroom DuxellesRecipes
This simple, super-savory French mushroom dish can do it all.
Apr 10, 2022
SoubiseRecipes
A classic French sauce that's worth knowing about.
Apr 6, 2022
Classic Green Beans AlmondineRecipes
You'll want to eat it straight from the skillet.
Apr 5, 2022
Croque MonsieurRecipes
The classic toasted ham and cheese with bubbling béchamel on top is a classic for a reason.
Mar 24, 2022
This French Chocolate Is the Best for Baking — And It’s Available at Most Grocery StoresGroceries
"In a straightforward dessert where chocolate is the star, you can really taste the difference."
Feb 12, 2022
Portobello Steaks Au PoivreRecipes
The dish's signature peppery coating is magical when applied to savory portobellos.
Feb 9, 2022
Crème CaramelRecipes
The silky custard dessert is a classic for good reason.
Feb 4, 2022
Spinach GratinRecipes
A comforting yet elegant blend of cheese, eggs, and spinach.
Jan 25, 2022
Classic MacaronsRecipes
This recipe yields light-as-air results while being as unfussy as possible.
Dec 23, 2021
The Surprising $145 Gadget I Just Had to Get After a Trip to France
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It's the ultimate party gadget this time of year!
Dec 17, 2021
Caramelized Mushroom GaletteRecipes
This hearty, show-stopping meatless main is great for holidays and weeknights alike.
Dec 6, 2021
These French Mashed Potatoes Feel So Sophisticated (but Couldn’t Be Easier)
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I've been making them for Thanksgiving since I was 14 years old.
Nov 23, 2021
These Homemade Liège Waffles Are the Best Waffles I've Ever Had Recipes
No other waffles come close.
Nov 10, 2021
Paris Mushroom Soup Is the Most Elegant Way to Start a Dinner Party
Thanksgiving Food Fest
It uses mushrooms in two ways.
Nov 5, 2021
Bring a Taste of France to Your Thanksgiving Table with a Homemade Apple Galette
Thanksgiving Food Fest
All the flavors of apple pie, without the fussy crust.
Nov 2, 2021
The Boulevardier Cocktail Is a Cozier, Winter Version of a NegroniRecipes
It couldn't be easier to make.
Oct 28, 2021
Mushroom and Cheese Stuffed Mini Pumpkins Are a Fall Twist on a French ClassicRecipes
Yeah, they're as good as they sound.
Oct 28, 2021
Kir Royale Is the Fancy Two-Ingredient Cocktail You Need to KnowRecipes
The classic cocktail is fruity, bubbly, and a cinch to make.
Oct 23, 2021
These Buckwheat Crêpes Are Surprisingly Quick and EasyRecipes
There's no need to let the batter rest overnight.
Oct 10, 2021
10 Brilliant Cleaning Tips You Should Steal from These French Grandmas
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Including a tip on polishing wood floors and cleaning a wine-stained tablecloth!
Oct 9, 2021
The Surprising $7 French Find That Keeps My Kitchen Smelling Amazing
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
"I didn’t expect to love it as much as I do."
Oct 7, 2021
Cheesy Garlic Duchess Potatoes Are the Fancy French Side You NeedRecipes
They're everything you love about mashed potatoes, only better.
Oct 5, 2021
Use Whatever You Have for This Creamy French Vegetable SoupRecipes
It's a cozy, comforting fall staple
Sep 26, 2021
Nutella Napoleon Is the Easiest Fancy Dessert You'll Ever MakeRecipes
It's a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
Sep 18, 2021
These 4-Ingredient Chickpea Fries Are the French Snack Everyone Should KnowRecipes
Bonus: They're gluten-free and vegan.
Sep 16, 2021
You'll Fall in Love with This Cozy French StewRecipes
(No, it's not beef bourguignon.)
Sep 15, 2021
The One Knife Every Home Cook Should Have, According to These French Chefs
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Spoiler alert: It’s not French.
Sep 12, 2021
You Only Need 3 Ingredients for This Fancy French SauceRecipes
It’ll give your chicken dinner an impressive upgrade.
Aug 27, 2021
Ratatouille Stir-Fry Is a Quick Twist on the Classic Recipes
It's my favorite way to quickly cook up a medley of vegetables.
Aug 23, 2021
The 5 Incredibly Helpful Kitchen Tools My French in-Laws Can’t Live WithoutTools
Including inexpensive nonstick frying pans!
Aug 18, 2021
6 Cleaning Supplies French Homeowners Order on Repeat
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Of course, they're as stylish as they are effective!
Jul 28, 2021
Ratatouille Pizza Is the Beautiful, Brilliant Answer to "What's for Dinner?"
Most Wanted
Remy would be proud of this twist on the French classic.
Jul 28, 2021
An Easy Blender Béarnaise Sauce Is Just What Your Steak NeedsRecipes
It's a French steakhouse staple for a reason.
Jul 21, 2021
For the Best French Toast of Your Life, Take a Cue from FranceRecipes
It's the dessert version of your favorite breakfast.
Jul 21, 2021
Beurre Blanc Is the Classic French Sauce That's Good on EverythingRecipes
It is, after all, mostly butter.
Jul 20, 2021
The 5 Kitchen Tools My French Husband Insisted We BuyTools
They're all both practical and chic.
Jul 14, 2021
11 Groceries French Grandmas Always Have on HandGroceries
Butter, yes. But what else do French grandmothers keep well-stocked in their kitchens?
Jul 14, 2021
How to Do Salad for Dinner Like They Do in ParisSkills
Here are a few tips we're borrowing from the French for taking salad out of side-dish territory and making it the main event.
Jul 13, 2021
These Kitchen Towels Are the Perfect Example of Form-Meets-Function
Tips from The Kitchn
C'est magnifique! (Yes, they're French!)
Jul 13, 2021
The Single Greatest Cleaning Lesson to Steal from the French
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Plus, three ways to change your cleaning habits today.
Jul 12, 2021
The Best Food Lessons I Learned from My French Mother-in-LawPeople
Sloooooooow down.
Jul 11, 2021
French-Inspired Potato Salad Is the Potato Salad of the SummerRecipes
You won't miss the mayo (and you'll love all the herbs).
Jun 21, 2021
3-Ingredient Pommes Anna Is the Classic French Side Dish Everyone Should KnowRecipes
Say hello to your new favorite way to cook potatoes.
May 28, 2021
The Coffee Maker I Had to Buy After My Trip to France
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I just couldn't help myself. I had to have my coffee the French way.
May 26, 2021
Le Creuset’s Dreamy New Collection Will Transport You to the French Countryside
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And it includes the prettiest olive oil cruet we've ever seen!
May 13, 2021
The 1-Ingredient Upgrade for Juicier, Crispier Roast Chicken Every TimeRecipes
You're going to want to make this every single week.
Apr 8, 2021
Deep-Dish Asparagus Quiche Is Easy to Make and Wildly Delicious Recipes
Baking it in a deep-dish pie shell means there's plenty of room for tender asparagus, feta cheese, scallions, and creamy custard.
Apr 2, 2021
This Cheesy French Onion Galette Always Cures My Cooking FatigueRecipes
It boasts a buttery crust, mounds of melty Gruyère cheese, and, of course, a big batch of caramelized onions.
Feb 26, 2021
Bacon and Cheese Breakfast QuicheRecipes
Everything you love about the classic breakfast sandwich, but way easier to serve to guests.
Feb 17, 2021
Slice-and-Bake Salted Cocoa Shortbread Cookies Are the Ultimate Holiday Gift
Quarantine Cookies
Give the gift of warm cookies *and* the gift of cookie dough.
Jan 21, 2021
How To Make a French Baguette at HomeRecipes
The perfect baguette requires just four ingredients and a weekend at home. This is the most delicious DIY to try this fall.
Dec 31, 2020
This Crispy, Cheesy Potato Galette Feels So Fancy (but Couldn’t Be Easier)
Kitchn Love Letters
It's time to step up your potato game.
Dec 17, 2020
How To Make Tartiflette, the Cheesy French Potato Casserole Everyone Should KnowRecipes
Layer of potatoes, bacon, and cream are topped off with melted wedges of cheese. Need we say more?
Dec 16, 2020