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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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Juron is a new word for me! A very cute story. And I hope your hens slept well after they were tucked into bed.
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A special post today: the story of the vigneron's house that we bought and renovated. We survived, barely. Do come along on our journey of gutting a 15th century French farmhouse and making it into our French dream house. Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2019 at Southern Fried French
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It's not too late for a holiday party, you just have to jump right in there. Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2018 at Southern Fried French
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Outdoor Markets--they're not just for summer! But first, market shoppers, you must have one essential tool. Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at Southern Fried French
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A new museum, curvy as a wine glass, this new museum in Bordeaux surprises and delights the wine novice and the connoisseur, and even the kids. Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at Southern Fried French
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We're crossing the country to bring you the latest on France's hippest destination du jour. Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Southern Fried French
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The French have a sly sense of humor when naming villages. Check out some of the funny ones here. Plus, some good follow-up cat stories from our readers. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Southern Fried French
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When "kitten season" rolls around in the countryside, we are inundated. That's when it's time to become a temporary parent. It's hard (and fun) work, but there are happy endings. Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at Southern Fried French
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In which we take an armchair tour of a formerly French isle, and bake a pie with a strange name. Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Southern Fried French
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"Il fait chaud" in France--well, in most of Europe! This hearty French supper-sandwich,with a southern twist, is perfect for the summer heat. Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2018 at Southern Fried French
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What's everyone chatting about in France this summer? Keep your finger on the pulse of French life, no matter where you are, with these tricks. Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at Southern Fried French