The Diet Plate Update—A Great Recipe for Ground Lamb

The classic diet plate. I first discovered it when working for an erstwhile department store tearoom in my youth. And I still enjoy one now and then!

Anybody remember the “diet plate”? Comprised of a hamburger patty, cottage cheese, lettuce and tomato slices, and some cardboardy crackers, this was a restaurant mainstay

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Best Cherry Clafouti Recipe. Make It Now

If you only make one recipe from my cookbook or website this year, please have it be this easy Cherry Clafouti recipe. It will turn you on to what everyday French cooking is all about: great ingredients, simplicity and lingering pleasures. Which is to say: the effort-to-enjoyment ratio on this is sky-high. And

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Five French Asparagus Recipes

Yes — it’s that time of year! Enjoy my five best French recipes for asparagus, plus a classic: a recipe for asparagus vinaigrette.

1. French Asparagus and Proscuitto Pasta

Here’s a light and luscious main-dish French asparagus recipe that comes together quickly! Scroll on down–the recipe is at the bottom of this post.

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