French Potluck Dishes (For Bastille Day and Any Day)

Roasted Beet Salad. A beautiful French Potluck choice. Photo by Richard Swearinger.

French Christmas Potluck Recipes! So, you’ve been invited to bring something to a Christmas party, and for some great reason, you want to bring a French recipe for the potluck! Of course, you’d have dozens and dozens of recipes if

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Five Reasons NOT to Eat Breakfast at Your French Hotel

When I first started traveling to France, breakfast was included in the price of a hotel room. These days, it’s not, and the price is climbing. Herewith, five reasons to say “Non” to petit déjeuner at the hotel. And it’s not just about the money.

1. Well, it’s sometimes about the money. I’m

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Intro to French Herbs + Viable Substitutions

So, do the French use flat-leaf (Italian) parsley or curly parsley? They use both—whichever is at its freshest best. Photo by TonalLuminosity via Flickr.

Note: This is the second of three installments on the topic of French pasta. Here’s the first installment. 

Why French Pasta Tastes So Good, Part 2 of 3:

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