Five Ways to Love Winter

Comté Fondue. Photo by Comté Cheese Association/Nicki Sizemore

Yes, it’s been brutal. Still, winter has its own kind of pleasures. Here’s how to put a little joie-de-vivre into the season:

1. Flame Up Some Fondue.

As my all-time favorite cheese writer Steven Jenkins says in his wonderful book, The Cheese Primer,

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Lessons from French Onion Soup

As night falls on New Year’s Day, and I prepare to make French Onion Soup, I thought I’d share, once again, the story of how this soup became my New Year’s Day tradition.

In the winter of 1988/89, I lived and worked in Oxford, England, so we skipped over to Paris for the

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The 10 All-Time Most Popular Posts on Chez Bonne Femme

Yes. You can freeze crêpes.

Here are the posts that people return to again and again on this page. Fascinating!

1. How to Freeze Crêpes and Why You Should

Clearly, people like the make-ahead angle of crêpes. And remember, they can be refrigerated for a day or two as well.

2. How

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