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French Champagne and Burgundy Regions Awarded Heritage Site Status

This week, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee approved the vineyards of Burgundy and the Champagne region of France as World Heritage Sites. They noted the regions’ unique soil types and fermentation methods. 52 more words

French Culture

Fricassee of Chicken with Tarragon

Fricassée de Poulet a l’Estragon.

French cooking. Sounds difficult and time consuming, no? No. Well, sometimes yes, actually, but a fricassee is a rich, flavorful, tender, rewarding dish you can make in about an hour. 425 more words



**This recipe was originally published on January 28, 2009. At this time we were spending the winter in our RV**

I am determined that I can cook everything in the travel trailer that I cook at home. 505 more words

Casserole/one Dish Meal

French Classics Made Easy by Richard Grausman

After the “Fix-It and Forget-It Lightly” disaster last week, I really needed a cookbook that is more in my wheelhouse. I like cookbooks whose focus is making simple and delicious food out of a few quality ingredients. 403 more words

Cookbook Review

Steamy French Roots

The French know comfort food. Perhaps it’s the feeling they inject into their cooking, perhaps it’s simply their heavy hand with butter, cream, and wine.  There’s something extremely comforting about slow cooking carrots in a carefully wrapped package of parchment paper with butter, wine, and thyme sprigs. 183 more words

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