French Onion Soup Burgers

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A mash-up of two of my favourite things to eat: French onion soup and hamburgers. Surely that’s a recipe worth giving a tryout, right? Start with the onion. One very large onion. Slice the onion and get it into a … Continue reading

French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

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There were many recipes from My Paris Kitchen posted last month (and at least one this month) because that was the cookbook of the month in my Facebook Food52 Cookbook of the Month club. It’s not like I hadn’t cooked … Continue reading

Shakshuka

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Another month, another cookbook to try out from the Food52 Cookbook Club. This time, it’s any of the books written by Yotam Ottolenghi. Three of these books are familiar to me… I’ve cooked from Ottolenghi, Plenty and Jerusalem already. And … Continue reading

Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken

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Did you manage to get through Cookbooktober unscathed? What is Cookbooktober? There are so many new cookbooks released in October that someone decided to call the month Cookbooktober. Not me, because how unwieldy is that name? Now imagine how much … Continue reading

DIY Shake and Bake Chicken

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Sometimes one change – just one little thing – will make all the difference. In this case, buying a new set of measuring spoons improved my mood. These spoons are rectangular and narrow so they fit into spice jars. Which … Continue reading

Porter-Braised Chicken Thighs with Root Vegetables

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Happy belated birthday (it was October 2nd) to Chuck Williams, the founder of Williams-Sonoma! 100 years old… that’s an accomplishment. I have spent many happy hours in his stores, checking all kinds of kitchen utensils – fondling, planning, coveting and … Continue reading