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CRÈME FRAÎCHE ICE CREAM

I’ve been mulling this one over for some time, and now that the I’ll-eat-anything-as-long-as-it’s-cold days are here, I decided it needed to see the light of day.  And the inside of my freezer. I made a batch of crème fraîche … Continue reading

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CHASING CÉZANNE CARROT AND CORN SALAD

The daughter and I sandwiched some time in Aix en Provence last summer in between Bologna and Paris. It’s one of our very favorite places. It’s also the birthplace of Paul Cézanne, a fact that is truly inescapable given the … Continue reading

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MEATLESS MONDAY: ASPARAGUS SOUP WITH SRIRACHA & AVOCADO CRÈME FRAÎCHE

Asparagus.  I can’t get enough of it this time of year.  It’s one of the first bright green vegetables to poke its head out of the ground.  We’re on the safe side of winter by now, but stretches of warm … Continue reading

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CRÈME FRAÎCHE BISCUITS

I started down the crème fraîche path via a vivid memory of my first trip to France, then began thinking outside the box, or off the path if you will.  Biscuits came to mind because crème fraîche can sometimes substitute perfectly … Continue reading

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CRÈME FRAÎCHE

It translates from French to English as “fresh cream,” though there is little actually “fresh” about it.  The first time I tasted it was long ago and far away on my first trip to France as a student.   I was … Continue reading

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