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This week we're off to visit a fairy tale castle in the pretty Côte d'Or region, one that should be on your travel list. Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Southern Fried French
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Foie gras, rabbit terrines, pork patés, roasted chickens, beef stews: the French LOVE their meat. At French restaurants is there help for vegetarians like me? PLUS the best trick for stretching meat at home, and making it even more delicious; and a vegetarian main dish to try. Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2016 at Southern Fried French
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Do the French send out the beloved, and sometimes dreaded, Christmas letter, as Americans do? Today we find out, and share a French Christmas letter of our own. Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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Comparing French women with American ones is great sport. Here's a funny take on it all. Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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Thankfulness and sadness mingle together this holiday, as we try to make some sense of a scary world. Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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Want to look French? A stylish scarf is the answer. Here's a primer on French scarves: why they use them, what they call them, and how to rock the look. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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We've been here 12 years now, and we've learned a thing or two. Here's what's at the top of my list. French expats and frequent travelers, how about you? Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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"Our Town" of Cluny is one of the jewels of southern Burgundy. Today we take a tour---complete with horses, markets, students in strange dress, and other features of our medieval town. Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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There's more than one way to roast a French chicken (we've got 4), as we discover when our readers check in on the subject! Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2015 at Southern Fried French
Celebraties can be quite difficult at a photo shoot. But I see she finally came around. That is one glam cat, ant not afraid to bare it all. Loved the NYT article. Lynn at Southern Fried French
Toggle Commented Sep 17, 2015 on Here Kitty Kitty at Ruth Reichl
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Nouvelle cuisine: has it had its moment? And what's the alternative? Also, We have lots to tell you in the Favorite Reads Section this week. Including a challenge to wannabe authors. Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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Who would your friends be if you moved to France? And how to find your tribe? Here's a report on our happy experience. Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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Wow. Poor David has certainly revealed his own problems. Your surprising, concise, and absolutely perfect reply gave me a good laugh. Now have a fabulous vacation. PS. Sure wish I was there to get some of those free bises from that babydoll.
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Ever been to a mustard tasting? We get a tour, and a taste, of Dijon. Plus a recipe for my favorite dish that spotlights French mustard. Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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When the French throw a big fête, what do they fix? They often steal from the Spanish, and stir up a perfect paella. And we've got the recipe. Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2015 at Southern Fried French
I'm so so sorry for you and all the family. We all grieve, as we have gotten to know that sweet pup over the years! Comme d'hab, you have made it into a beautiful and inspiring story. xxoo, Lynn
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We're longing for rain in Burgundy's nasty drought, but let's look at a deluge of a different sort: the many cats and dogs of France. Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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Love looking through the really old Gourmets, there are some pretty wild recipes! You might be interested on my blog post on one of them: "Gourmet Holidays, Burgundy: Reviving a Classic" http://www.southernfriedfrench.com/blog/2015/05/gourmet-holidays-burgundy-reviving-a-classic-.html. Lynn at Southern Fried French
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It's a sad time back in Charleston, which has made us contemplate gun control. You know the role of guns in the Wild West of the US. What's the gun culture like in France? Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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I've long admired this most beautiful of French cakes--but who knew I was fated to make one myself? A trip to Alsace and a serendipitous find set me off on a cooking adventure. Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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Feel like taking a stroll? Come along, then, with my friend Alix, on her morning promenade. She lives in a divine village in the Luberon, and her riff on the the very foundation of the village makes for a very interesting walk. Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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If you haven't been to Burgundy, you're missing one of the prettiest regions in France--and the heart of French food and wine country. Here's a 10 day tour of Burgundy, that hits the high spots. Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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Sounds yummy. It makes me think of the blood orange upside down cake recipe from Gourmet, which I make when they're in season. Lynn at Southern Fried French
Toggle Commented May 15, 2015 on Things I Love: Bitter Sweet at Ruth Reichl
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A page from the memory book: a Burgundy travel guide, from the late, great Gourmet Magazine. And, a classic French recipe. Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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Is it a rental house? A bed and breakfast? No, a gîte is it’s own thing. And it’s the best accommodation value around, and maybe the most interesting, if you want to experience the French countryside. Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2015 at Southern Fried French
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