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Sonoma Chefs Share a Tradition of Inventing from the Garden

Traditions hold strong with French food, but the seasons and the garden sprout endless ways to experiment.

That’s a joy for Chefs Sondra Bernstein and John Toulze of… 681 more words


Tomato Clafouti, 2015 variation

Last summer I found a recipe for a tomato clafouti. I’ve been making fruit clafouti for years. They’re somewhere between a cake and a soufflé and a pudding – creamy but also with a little structure like a cake but with a lightness like a soufflé. 843 more words

Cherry “Clafou-tea”

If there’s one thing I can count on being in my fridge all summer long, it’s a big bag of cherries. As soon as they become available at our local supermarket, we snatch them up weekly. 465 more words

Cooking With Tea Recipes

Very Berry Clafoutis

Clafoutis: noun    a tart made of fruit, especially cherries, baked in a thick, sweet batter.

My mother gave me this berry clafoutis recipe about twenty-five years ago after I had been picking blueberries with my boys while visiting her in Rhode Island. 822 more words


Summer of the Play

Since we’ve been in Crystal Lake (it was two years last month), I’ve nicknamed our summers. Our first summer was The Summer of the Move… 630 more words

God Of Carnage

A French dessert timeout for foodies: mouthwatering clafouti

Llight and custardy, made with cherries (traditionally), figs, raspberries, apples, pears, or blueberries soaked in cognac, put this on your summer menu.  Here’s a Julia Child recipe or, if you’re too lazy to make it, fly to Paris and go directly to one of the addresses below for a genuine sample. 269 more words

Paris Tips

A Tree Grows in Philly

It’s not a giant tree.

I think, actually, it’s a “semi-dwarf” tree.

But now, in its seventh full year in soil, it’s cranking out quarts and quarts and quarts of sweet, plump cherries faster than we can pick and eat and process them. 696 more words

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