Salade Composee: What the Heck is That and Why Should I Make It for Dinner?

Salade composee, or composed salad, is a great way to serve a healthier, quick dinner, with interest and texture. Trust me, it works. Salade Nicoise If you grew up in the states in the 70s and 80s, your first idea of salad might have been pretty simplistic. I know mine was: iceberg lettuce, a tomato […]

Salade Nicoise Recipe

Salade Nicoise is one of the traditional French salads, composed rather than tossed, and featuring fresh vegetables, tiny salty black olives, and tuna. If you travel to France, chances are you will have the opportunity to eat in a restaurant or cafe. I hope so! Some of the best meals I ever ate were in […]

Tartiflette Pizza

Tartiflette Pizza is one of those amazing things we enjoyed in France: potatoes, bacon, and onion join forces with creamy Brie for a divine pizza.

Ham and Cheese Foldovers

Ham and Cheese Foldovers

These ham and cheese foldovers are incredibly easy to make. These quick to assemble ham and cheese croissant-type sandwiches are elegant as well as delicious.

Easy French Recipes for Bastille Day

baguette for petit dejeuner

French food is neither fussy nor expensive. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by these easy French recipes.

Roast Chicken and Vegetables

This dish is so incredibly yummy. It sounded weird to me the first time I saw it, but I am smitten with this chicken and vegetables.

How to Make a White Sauce

This basic white sauce is the building block of great recipes like homemade mac and cheese or lasagna. It comes together quickly and easily on the stove.

Sausage and Potatoes with Sour Cream Sauce

Sausage and Potatoes with Sour Cream Sauce | Good Cheap Eats

Make a quick fix dinner of sausages and potatoes topped with an herbed sour cream sauce. The recipe is super versatile, allowing you to mix up the herbs with what you have on hand. Our month in France was pretty fabulous. I finally finished posting the story of our European vacation, and I’m dying to […]