What to Serve with Fondue

Comte Fondue (A Swiss-Style Fondue Made with a Great French Cheese)

Americans often serve fondue as an appetizer, but it’s better as the anchor to a meal. Here’s a fondue menu, including my favorite things to serve with fondue.

(By the way: Here’s my recipe for fondue.)

Apéritifs/Nibbles/Hors d’Oeuvres: In that mingle-and-sip stretch

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A (Non-French) Barbecue Pork Shoulder Roast Recipe for Your Slow Cooker

Pork Shoulder Roast. Photo by John Tornow via Flickr.

Here’s an amazing six-ingredient slow-cooker recipe for barbecue pork shoulder roast. No, it’s not French, but it’s an easy recipe for to enjoy as winter drones on and on (and on).

In my experience cooking for and eating with French people, I’ve come

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French Valentine's Day Recipes à la Bonne Femme + Some Great Bubblies

Bonjour! Here are a few romantic French recipes from my archives that should see you through Valentine’s Weekend (yes—it’s three days this year, not just one…so be prepared).

1. Steak with Brandy-Mustard Sauce. This is the ultimate “Man-Handler”—and I mean that with very little irony. Some dudes gotta have their

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