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Doubles, fringes, parrots, turbans; these tulips are over the top. A walk through Keukenhof gardens. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Southern Fried French
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A FUN post today: Did you know there was a saint of wine? And in the Côte d'Or, they throw him a big annual party. Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2022 at Southern Fried French
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Flâner: to stroll around the boulevards. Today we take a little meander, followed by our very favorite soup for lunch. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2022 at Southern Fried French
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..which translates as "my little creampuffs". Take a peek at some special french pets. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2022 at Southern Fried French
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Do you know the magic sign? Lunch where the workerbees eat, for good value and copious quantities. But you might have to get dirty first. Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2022 at Southern Fried French
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Our photos du jour include some playful outdoor wall art, around France. Plus, a charming cottage for sale in the southwest. Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2022 at Southern Fried French
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Can you guess what was the most popular take-out dish in France during lockdown? Hint: you'll never guess, and you probably won't see it in the States. Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2022 at Southern Fried French
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We have a few things to say to Emily, about her take on Paris and the French Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2022 at Southern Fried French
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What is rail transportation really like in France? Let's take a ride. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2022 at Southern Fried French
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The French love l'amour, and here is a great French love story (and some French language practice!) Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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Beaune is the capital of the famous Burgundy wine region, so when they throw a party, there WILL be wine--and an extravagant good time. We missed it this year--but our report from friends at the front may entice you to come next year. Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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Have US restaurants gotten too loud? Let's look at the French alternative. And vote on your favorite restaurant background music. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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French chickens, Dutch chickens, brined chickens, blue footed chickens...We’ve got lots of ways to roast a poulet. How about you? Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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A book about one Paris street brings up memories of a certain country road...come along for the ride. Plus, a great new book recommendation. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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You too can play this game. Get wild in the kitchen. And these may be the strangest recipes you've seen this year. Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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Looking to Lighten up your alcohol consumption this summer? Here are some mocktails--including an updated French classic--to cool you down. Santé! Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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A lesson from the French: how to get folks to get the jab. Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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A post-pandemic diet has me thinking about the unique ways the Europeans approach walking. With style, of course. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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We are celebrating life again. How about you? Join us on the Cote d'Azur, it's the perfect balm. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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Exuberance is the word for French flowers overflowing from pots and window boxes. In settings that are oh so French, here are the reigning queens of the season. Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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Can we do better than Audrey Hepburn? I think so. Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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The wonderfully quirky and original French, in all their glory. Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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You'll need a hammer and a screwdriver to make this fresh-as-spring salad, but other than that, it's easy. Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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We've learned WHERE to taste, now let's see HOW to taste wine at a tasting. There's plenty of etiquette to know. Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2021 at Southern Fried French
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Going wine tasting in France? It's complicated! Let's sort out the choices, depending on what kind of experience you are looking to have. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2021 at Southern Fried French