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I've just recovered from 14 days of the Coronavirus. Here is my story. AND a list of things you really need to have on hand, in case you get sick. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at Southern Fried French
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From basic to beaudacious, bakeries in the French countryside have come a long way, Bébé. Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2020 at Southern Fried French
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This baked pancake, which claims its origins in many countries, makes a great savory dinner, or a sweet brunch. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2020 at Southern Fried French
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Quirky, crazy, uniquely French: Round-abouts in France reflect the personality of the town. Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2020 at Southern Fried French
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A new decade has arrived--but first, a trip back to life in a historic French village. Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2020 at Southern Fried French
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A post only cat-lovers will understand: A Christmas letter by Vino le Bambino. Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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There are picnics (a sandwich on a park bench) and there are picnics (a blanket, a hamper of goodies). And then there are “les pique niques”! Shortly after we moved to Beaune, we discovered that there would be a picnic/wine tasting at the Château de Beaune, owned by and across the street from one of Beaune's famous wine houses, Paul Bouchard. The Château de Beaune is indeed an in-town castle, complete with grounds and gardens and a colorful tile roof like the famous Hospice de Beaune. It's only a couple of blocks from our house; we had admired it on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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Our annual post on French chats and chiens, and don't miss the fun quotes Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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Take an armchair walk with us through the beautiful vineyards of Beaune Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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It's summer vacation time, and in France the crowds head south. We took a road less traveled. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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Well 2 surprises, and what news! Felicitations to both, and I hope it all goes well. I love the facade of the store. I'm assuming it's named after the wine village in Provence, Vinsobres? Very pretty town. Love the happy family photo too. Best wishes to all xxoo Lynn
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A fresh Southern, summer take on a French classic Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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Beaune by night is quiet, but full of surprises. You won't believe this light show! Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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Just when I thought I'd tried every tomato pie that ever was, a couple of new ones show up. Let's try them! Nothing will bring you le bonheur like a good tomato pie. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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The French have discovered the American Cocktail party, though of course they've put their own stylish twist on it. Here are some French ideas for your next party. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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From Jean-paul: “It's wonderful that could sell your house so quickly. One week is almost unheard of, well done !! . Beaune is a lovely town and we are sure you'll love it there.” Jean Paul is selling his wonderful house, nearby on the other side of CLuny. And oh la la, the views! the link is http://proprietes-privees.com/201770SNV
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We are leaving La France profonde, but it lives on in our hearts. Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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Oh what to do with our gravely injured Lady of Paris? Some international architects have been very busy contemplating that very problem. With some fantastical results. Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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Are the French turning their dining traditions upside down? Would they dare eat with their fingers, lollygagging on a sofa? Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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It's still Easter week here in France, so we're reviving a traditional French recipe--or is it? Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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Open a wine bottle with panache, and the right corkscrew. It's a skill every host, and wine-lover, should have! Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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Traveling in the US, I keep running into French authors. And here's one you must not miss. Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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So said Ernest Hemingway. And it led to a whopping 55 cats… Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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A wander down a street in Florida led to a great French discovery. Bruno fans will understand! Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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You've seen the Before pix of our ruin of a French village stone farmhouse. Here are the Afters! Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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