Oops Turned Oh La La Crack Chili Recipe

oops turned oh la la crack chili recipe

Ok. Big confession here. This was a big Oops. But sometimes an Oops is fortuitous — just like in this recipe for the BEST CHILI I ever made. In fact, this may be the best chili I’ve ever eaten. And I confess, it was a total Oops. Now for the second confession. Yes, there are … Read more

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Braised Beef

recipe for burly braised beef

As the weather turns cooler, we tend to want heartier fare. This wonderful recipe for Burly Braised Beef hits the sweet spot for us every time. This is one of those standby, always-good recipes that makes us fall in love with our French oven all over again each time we cook it. Remember the terms … Read more

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Tasty and Terrific “Traditional” Provençal Tomato Tarte

recipe for tomato tarte

This Tarte aux Tomates is a traditional Provençal Tomato Tarte. It is easy to prepare, delicious, and just right for our descent into chilly nights around the fire with the fam. This dish is great for vegetarians by simply leaving out the layer of ham and adding another layer of tomato, cheese, or spinach. We … Read more

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Beware of the Dirty Dozen & How to Eat Clean Anyway!

complete list of the 2020 dirty dozen

If you have never heard of the DIRTY DOZEN and the CLEAN 15, it is time you learned about them if you value health. So we are going to take a look first at what the DIRTY DOZEN and the CLEAN 15 are. Then we are going to look at each more closely to know … Read more

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Baked Brie – 3 Bloody Brilliant & Delicious Recipes

baked brie

In France, there are dozens of regional takes on Baked Brie. We are going to share our favorite three recipes with you. Brie is an unusual cheese in that sometimes it is made from cow’s milk and sometimes it is made from goat’s milk. We happen to favor the goat-versions, but regardless of the type, … Read more

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This week’s 7 Best Amazon Great Deals and Super Steals!

fabulous friday flash sale

Once again we are bringing you the current Great Deals and Super Steals from Amazon. Remember, these are time-sensitive prices.   We suspect this is a new product to Amazon which is why there are so few reviews on it. But at under $10 for two re-usable storage bags, this is a GREAT PRICE because … Read more

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Four Dynamite Wine Decanters You Will Adore, Affordably

the four best wine decanters

For young wines, an aerator does the trick perfectly. But for aged wines or really big reds, wine decanters are absolutely essential to the taste. So we searched high and low and found the Three  Best Wine Decanters at a non-millionaire prices. We promise each one of these lovely wine decanters will enhance the nez … Read more

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Slow Roasted and Savory Roasted Sweet Peppers

slow roasted sweet peppers

This Provençal dish from the south of France is a classic that is surprisingly easy to replicate. These Slow Roasted & Savory Sweet Peppers fill your kitchen with the lingering aromas of the south of France — way before your meal. And happily, for hours after. Easy to re-heat on the rare occasion there are … Read more

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The Search is Over! The 4 Perfect Universal Red Wine Glasses

universal red wine glass

I’ve been hunting for the Perfect Universal Red Wine Glass for years. And finally I decided it was time to get serious and come up with an organized plan for my search. We all understand how important it is to match the glass to the wine. But who has enough extra real estate to house … Read more

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Review of Recas Castle Cabernet Sauvignon

OK. We have to admit we initially bought this Recas Castle Cabernet Sauvignon as a gag gift because it is from Transylvania. That, and it’s a bargain basement priced Cabernet Sauvignon.. Perfect gag gift, right? You know, for your now “adult” but former Goth friend. But to our GREAT surprise, the Recas Castle Cabernet Sauvignon … Read more

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This week’s 8 Most Amazing Amazon Steals

fabulous friday flash sale

Each week we try to bring you the best flash sales and Amazon steals from at least one of our affiliates. These are typically limited-time offerings with limited supplies. Many are available only until the supply runs out. Some are special prices only available from an affiliate website like ours. We can’t guarantee supply. But … Read more

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Poulet Bonhomme (Lemon and Herb Stuffed Chicken)

classic french recipe lemon and herb stuffed chicken

This wonderful Lemon and Herb Stuffed Chicken is one of the recipes I recently found stuffed in a dusty old box of my grandmother’s recipes. I’ve been painstakingly translated them one-by-one from her handwritten French to modern English. The French-to-English part has not been as difficult as reading her handwriting. But the hardest part — … Read more

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The 4 Best Wine Aerators on the Market

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We are going to cut to the chase here and get right to the Four Best Wine Aerators on the Market today — from the standpoint of quality for cost. You can find cutesier ones with doggy heads or elaborate dragons. You can find bigger more expensive ones with fancy pumps that light up with … Read more

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Should You Decant Wine or Aerate Wine?

to decant wine or to aerate wine

Sometimes the biggest problem is not the answer, but asking the right question. The real question is not whether it is better to decant wine or to aerate wine. The real question is does all wine need to breathe? And the answer is a resounding yes. Wine needs to breathe. And that means all wine. … Read more

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Bodum Specials

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    AUTUMN IS HERE. AND SO ARE SOME GREAT DEALS FROM BODUM TO WARM YOUR TIPPY TOES! Some are as much as 55% off.               Please follow and like us:

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Three Rose Glasses that will Revolutionize Love of Pink

best rose glasses

I remember beautiful Rosé Glasses on my grandmother’s table. Gentle, delicate. They looked like shimmering rose petals. But mostly I remember the first sip of wine I ever had. Right there at her dining table. I felt so grown up. I can almost taste it now. It was a lovely Rosé from the Languedoc — … Read more

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The Simplicity and Elegance of Classic French Mustard Asparagus

asperges a la moutarde classic french recipe for mustard asparagus

This classic French dish of Asperges à la Moutarde, or Mustard Asparagus is an easy and delicious oven favorite. Asparagus is a powerhouse of nutrients packed in a low amount of calories and it is gluten-free, low-carb, and fully Keto. And on top of that, asparagus is high in anti-oxidents like vitamin E, vitamin C … Read more

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A FLASH SALE ON WINE YOU NEED TO TAKE NOTICE OF!

fabulous friday flash sale

Check it out! SPLASH’s “Mystery Box” Special is a fantastic deal on great wine. You get 15 bottles of curated wine on a overstock special. For $89.95 you get one bottle of 2015 Abbott Claim Pinot Noir from Angela Estate (that retails for $60/bottle) and 14 bottles of curated “mystery” wine from Splash’s overstock. THAT … Read more

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A Review of 2019 H to H Côtes du Rhône Rosé

h to h cotes du rhone rose review

If you are looking for a lovely sip that goes with pretty much any kind of food, here is a great choice. This delightful H to H Côtes du Rhône Rosé is a deliciously versatile wine at a bargain price. Relatively obscure and a small production vineyard, the Homage to Heritage house in northern France … Read more

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The Truth About the Top 6 Immersion Blenders of 2020

best immersion blender

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED IN JUNE OF THIS YEAR. THIS UPDATE IS POSTED BECAUSE OF SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN PRODUCT OFFERINGS AND MARKET PRICE OF SOME OF THE KEY PRODUCTS. We take this as an example of how quickly the market landscape can change on Amazon today, even in only 90 days. After posting a … Read more

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Naked Char-Grilled Salmon with Bayonnaise

grilled salmon with bayonnaise recipe

Nothing beats Char-Grilled Salmon with Bayonnaise sauce on a hot summer evening. Little can transport the soul to southwestern France more quickly than this Classic French recipe for Saumon Grillé et Bayonnaise. And the cherry on the top, so to speak, is the fact that this is a recipe that really requires no recipe at … Read more

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Trust the Boom of Triple Tumeric Cannonball Coffee

turst the boom of triple tumeric cannonball coffee

If you are a fan of Bullet Proof Coffee, take it up a notch. Or six. You need to try our Triple Boom Tumeric Cannonball Coffee. Believe me, it blasts the immune system — in great way. What is so special about Tumeric? Tumeric is chocked full of bio-active compounds with powerful medicinal properties. It’s … Read more

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The One and Only Bona Fide Bullet Proof Coffee Recipe

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You will see a whole bunch of recipes for Bullet Proof coffee floating around on the Internet. And to be honest, we do mix it up a bit by adding in various extra ingredients in our kitchen some mornings. But the basic Bullet Proof Coffee is a thing of art. All alone. All good. And … Read more

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Frugal Buyer’s Guide to the Six Most Advanced MCT Oil Products

miraculous MCT oil

I once was deluded into thinking that MCT oil is just a gimmick. It seemed to me MCT oil is just expensive coconut oil. It turns out I was wrong. Admitting mistakes is the first step to wisdom. Or something like that. And when we figure out our mistakes, sharing what we’ve learned with others … Read more

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The Top 5 French Ovens, Essential and Flexible

french oven is flexible and fundamental kitchen tool

Some kitchen tools a good cook simply cannot live without. A good French oven is on the top of my list. And I will be honest. I don’t just like this piece of cookware. I LOVE it! My French Oven is the go-to piece in my kitchen that I use over, and over, and over. … Read more

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Poulet Favori (Spice Rubbed Chicken)

spice rubbed chicken recipe

This must’ve been either my grandmother or my grandfather’s favorite recipe for oven-roasted chicken. I say that because her hand-written recipe for the Spice Rubbed Chicken recipe labels it Poulet Favori. That literally translates to “Favorite Chicken” in English. The original recipe was in French. This is my translation. The original called for using seasonal … Read more

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Incredible Cauliflower Rice

cauliflower rice recipe

“Chou-fleur, c’est le plus timide.” Cauliflower is the wallflower. Cauliflower is the vegetable most people don’t even think of or notice. It isn’t fancy. It certainly isn’t “cool.” But Cauliflower melds with 1,000 tastes and has nutritional benefits out the wazoo. In French the word is Chou-fleur. The large edible flower. To our ears, and … Read more

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Review of Casal Garcia Vinho Verde

review of casal garcia vinho verde wine

This esteemed winery of Casal Garcia in the Douro Valley of northern Portugal produces a Red, a Rose, and two very different Whites. This delightful Casal Garcia Vinho Verde is the traditional dry White. Casal Garcia is an unusual vineyard in Portugal because it has leaned heavily towards the French style of wine making for … Read more

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Review of 2018 Caiu a Noite Vinho Verde

Review of Caiu a Noite vinho verde

If you have never heard of “green wine,” then let’s start with this one. This 2018 Caiu a Noite Vinho Verde is a typical verde from Northern Portugal. Yes, from Portugal. And with that point, I want to share a little story with you before we get to the taste of the Caiu a Noite … Read more

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Five Suprisingly Superb Sugar Substitutes

the five best sugar substitutes

In a recent conversation with a friend who has a family history of diabetes, she expressed concern that she may be pre-diabetic and that she really needs to cut down her sugar intake but she is afraid of chemical sugar substitutes. This article is for her and anyone else who is diabetic or concerned about … Read more

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Seven Best Wine Tools to Maximize Taste

the seven most important wine tools

We are all about maximizing the taste of our wine. That way we can buy relatively inexpensive wine — and have it taste like wine two or three times the price. As we have mentioned several times before, pairing the right glass to the type of wine you are drinking makes huge difference in how … Read more

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Kickass Italian Seasoning Recipe

kickass italian seasoning

Certainly, you can just purchase a ready-made jar of Italian Seasoning pretty much anywhere groceries are sold. It’s a widely-used flavor combination worldwide. But my Italian Seasoning Recipe makes it easy to conjure it up in your own kitchen any time you want. And the big advantage of knowing what is actually in Italian Seasoning … Read more

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Delicious Slow-Roasted Brocolli and Cauliflower

slow roasted broccoli with italian seasoning recipe

Ok. This dish uses what are usually marketed in the U.S. as “Italian” herbs. But the French prepare it this way and the French love it this way. And when you say Brocoli et Chou-fleur Italien like the French do, it becomes a French dish, right? Of course if you really would rather call it Italian … Read more

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The Five Best Corkscrews 2020

5 best corkscrews

We scoured the marketplace to find the best corkscrew at the best price. And here are the FIVE BEST CORKSCREWS we found. Barvivo Professional Waiters Corkscrew This professional waiter’s corkscrew is available on Amazon and is usually around $12 with no shipping costs. This is the corkscrew you see in most restaurants around the world. … Read more

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An exclusive wine discount for So Frenchly readers

flash sale on wine

Just for you. We are sharing an exclusive whopping 35% discount on great wine from one of our favorite online wine merchants WINE INSIDERS from Martha Stewart — with free shipping. You can get this discount on a bundle of whites, mixed whites and roses, mixed whites and reds, or reds. Wines included are from … Read more

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The Definitive Answer to Which has the most Caffeine: Light Roast or Dark Roast?

the amount of caffeine in light roast and dark roast coffee

The question comes up all the time — which has the most caffeine, light roast or dark roast? Almost everyone seems to know the answer. Right? Except pretty much every one is wrong because it turns out if you are looking for high caffeine content, light roast vs dark roast is the wrong question. So … Read more

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Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

chocolate peanut butter mug cake

Shakespeare was right. A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet. The name mug cake proves it. I really hate the name. But the name is so widespread that it is difficult to convey the concept without it. And no matter what name they go by, a mug cake is quick, easy, … Read more

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How to Get the Five Best Wine Deals on the market

The five best wine deals of 2020

We are all about wine. But we are even MORE about great wine, and great wine at an equally great price. And so that brings us to the BEST WINE DEALS we could find. In a recent article we wrote about a several month search for the best sources of wine at really good prices. … Read more

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Our Top Three Picks for Best Teapot

best tea pot

OK. I lied. THE best teapot. ONE. ONE pick for a a great teapot. This is based solely on taste not on gussied up prettiness. I didn’t set out to lie, I promise. Why did three shrink to one? Because the first one we tried was absolutely the best teapot we have ever used. I … Read more

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The Five Things Americans Don’t Know About Wine

things american don't know about wine

Believe me, learning these five things Americans don’t know about wine will change you. And will change wine for you. So listen up here, Yanks. Because this can change your whole experience with wine. You can rest assured the French know all of these things, but they probably won’t tell you unless they fall in … Read more

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Herbed Walnut Keto Sandwich Bread

keto sandwich bread

It’s so hard to find a really good Keto sandwich bread that isn’t way too eggy or too dense. This one fits the bill wonderfully. Aromatic, semi-soft, not too dense, and with a fairly fine crumb. Toasts like a dream if you want to maximize the crunch. And it freezes easily. Flavorful Keto Sandwich Bread … Read more

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Margarita Peach Galette

tequila margarita peach galette

Of all the French desserts, one of my favorites is the rustic French galette And little says Texas as loudly as icy cold limey margaritas or Hill Country peaches. So it seems like a no-brainer for a French-Texan to come up with the Margarita Peach Galette, right? Particularly if you are close enough to the … Read more

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Review of 2018 La Fiera Cerasuolo D’Abruzzo

La Fiera Cerasuolo D'Abruzzo Rose wine review

The word cerasuolo means “cherry” in Italian. You probably have never heard of it in relation to wine. In fact, the appelation of Cerasuolo D’Abruzzo is the newest DOC of the Central Italian wine region. It was only designated in 2010. But don’t be misled into thinking this is a “new” wine. It’s not. It … Read more

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The Five Best Burr Coffee Grinders under $100 in 2020

Bodum Bistro Burr Coffee Grinder

We started out like most everyone who decides to grind our own coffee. We bought the cheapest grinder we could find. It was a blade grinder. But it ground coffee beans, right? Well, yes. It did grind coffee beans. But the taste never really matched up to the taste of the coffee we bought at … Read more

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Absolutely the Best Thermal Carafe of 2020

absolutely the best thermal carafe in 2020

We are just going to cut straight to the chase here. WE RECOMMEND ONE THERMAL CARAFE BECAUSE IT IS WITHOUT A DOUBT ABSOLUTELY THE BEST THERMAL CARAFE ON ON THE MARKET–the Zojirushi Thermal Carafe. We spend about a year researching thermal carafes and hemming and hawing over what to choose. We knew we needed one … Read more

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The Five Best French Press Coffee Makers of 2020

best french press coffee makers

Ok, we are going to start off here by saying that coffee aficionados seem to each have their favorite coffee making method. And they all tend to adhere to them with great and abiding passion. So when we review our picks for the Five Best French Press Coffee Makers, you can rest assured that we … Read more

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Indian Curry

vegetarian indian curry

This wonderful made-from-scratch Vegetarian Indian Curry recipe floods our house with its exotic aromas for hours before it’s ready. And it always brings back fondest memories of New Jawad Longchamp and Joyti, our two favorite Indian restaurants in Paris. Part of the experience always was savoring the delicious teasing for blocks and blocks as we … Read more

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The 10 Best Electric Kettles of 2020 under $100

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In our quest for the perfect cup of coffee brewed right in our own kitchen, we know both the quality of the water we use and the temperature of the water are vitally important. So after exhaustive research, we have found the 10 Best Electric Kettles of 2020 under $100. Why electric kettles you may … Read more

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The Five Best Water Filters of 2020

best water filters

Great coffee starts with great water. And the best-tasting water is filtered water. So we went on a quest for the absolutely BEST WATER FILTERS at the absolutely best prices. Here is the cream of the crop. And here are the criteria we used to skim it for you. We look at five criteria when … Read more

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How to Make the Best Coffee EVER

best coffee ever

Do you dream of a great cup of coffee without going broke? Oh, my darlings, let us show you the way! Move over Starbucks and Pret A Manger. Trust me when I tell you, my friends, that your kitchen is the absolute best place to get the coffee of your dreams. The best coffee ever. … Read more

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Still time for a GREAT wine deal for July 4th! Choose from TWO.

SPLASH IS OFFERING A GREAT DEAL ON A “MYSTERY BOX” OF WINE! It includes 15 bottles of wine with one that is worth $60 — all for under $90. Yes, that comes out to less than $6/bottle. With free shipping and a guarantee of your satisfaction with it. But there is another choice right now … Read more

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Ever thought about joining a Wine Club?

joining a wine club

Every thought about joining a wine club? Well, we’ve been watching the rise of wine clubs during the pandemic. And there are a bunch of them! They have multiplied over the past months like jack rabbits in the Spring. But in sorting through them, we have realized finding the best wine club is a lot … Read more

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Review of 2019 Orée des Roses Rosé

oree des roses rose wine review

If you are looking for a truly excellent budget Rosé, look no further. This lovely from Orée de Roses is just this side of divine — at a great price. We are constantly in search of great wine at bargain prices. In today’s market we try to hold that to under $12 a bottle. Under … Read more

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Review of the 4 Best Air Fryers of 2020

Crux 2.2 quart air fryer

If you are reading this, I probably don’t have to tell you what a great invention an air fryer is. Without a doubt, this is one of the best small appliances you can have in your kitchen, particularly if you live in a hot climate. But this Review of the 4 best Air Fryers of … Read more

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Mesquite Smoked Turkey Salad with Red Grape & Sliced Almonds

mesquite smoked turkey salad

This dish started off with a generous gift of freshly barbecued turkey from one of my favorite local chefs, Ricci Neer, and her darling little eatery Comanche Cafe. As fate would have it, I had been craving Chicken Salad all day, so the gift of her mesquite-smoked turkey seemed like a green light. Why not … Read more

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Chocolate Fudge Brownie Torte with Toasted Hazlenuts

french chocolate fudge torte with toasted hazlenuts recipe

Yes, it’s Keto. And it is the most delicious torte you can imagine. Chocolate lovers, take note. This Chocolate Fudge Brownie Torte with Toasted Hazlenuts is fabulous. Ok. Dead honest here. This recipe was a mistake. But it is a great lesson that sometimes mistakes turn out better than if you had not made the … Read more

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Review of 2019 La Grand’ Vigne Rosé Coteaux Varois

la grand vigne rose wine review

First let me start with a fact that the local wine merchant where I found this does not mention. The 2019 La Grand’ Vigne Rosé Coteaux Varois was a Gold Medal winner at the 2020 Concours Général Agricole Paris, a well known French wine competition. At a price tag of under $15 a bottle, that … Read more

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Fresh Strawberry Galette with a Ground Almond Crust

fresh strawberry galette

Low-carb, gluten-free, and grain-free! This Fresh Strawberry Galette is a sure summer favorite, with or without whipped cream on top. The French galette is really nothing more than a rustic pie baked flat without a pie pan. It usually is baked with fresh seasonal fruit. The end result tends to be crispier than an American … Read more

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A Review of 2018 Gnarly Head Sauvignon Blanc

gnarly head sauvignon blanc wine review

We have long been fond of Gnarly Head’s wine venture near Lodi, California. Gnarly Head’s Old Vine Zinfandel has been a consistent favorite of ours over the years. It is always easy on the tongue and a bargain price for the taste. But we haven’t ventured out to taste their other varietals until now. We … Read more

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Mimi’s Keto Ranch Dressing

avocado oil keto ranch dressing recipe

Tangy and Delicious. Homemade Keto Ranch Dressing is a great addition to any Keto kitchen. It is surprisingly easy to make. And the taste compared to what you can purchase in the store is light years better. Honestly, this dressing even has me eating raw cucumber, all by itself. Just to taste the dressing. It … Read more

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A Review of 2018 Chapoutier Belleruche Rosé

chapoutier bellaruche rose wine review

Several of my closest friends have long eschewed Rosé and Blush wines. But this 2018 Chapoutier Belleruche Rosé actually brought one of them around to seeing the PINK LIGHT! Unlike American palates, in France Rosé is preferred over White. And although few native French I know would turn up their noses at a delightfully delicate … Read more

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Crustless Keto Quiche Américain

crustless keto quiche recipe

Whether for breakfast or for a light evening meal, quiche is an easy way to bring France to your table. And this Crust Keto Quiche is perfect! This Keto-friendly version is technically crustless, but the cheese gives a decided crusty edge. This dish is an Americanized version of French quiche, but the Rosemary keeps a … Read more

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Keto Key Lime Pie with Almond Crust

keto key lime pie

With the wonderful tasting sugar substitutes today like Monk Fruit, it’s easy to have dessert and stay Keto. Try our sugar-free, low-carb, and diabetic-friendly Keto Key Lime Pie. And be ready to be wowed. In essence this recipe is a classic French Cheesecake. But we added lime, replaced the refined sugar with Monk Fruit sweetener, … Read more

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Chicken Vinha d’Alhos

chicken vinha d'alhos recipe

The French have always had a fascination with Portugal. It goes back centuries. And nowhere is it found more deeply ingrained than in their shared love of food and flavors. And nowhere does this emerge more strongly than in this spicy Chicken Vinha d’Alhos. This traditional Portuguese dish is typically made with pork. But the … Read more

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Keto Walnut Rosemary Bread

keto rosemary walnut bread recipe

If you have been Keto for more than 6 hours, you know  how difficult it is to find a GOOD Keto bread. Well, this Keto Walnut Rosemary Bread is a find! Rustic, savory, crusty, aromatic. And grain-free! Please follow and like us:

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Classic Bayonnaise a la Keto (Avocado Oil Mayonnaise)

classic french recipe for bayonnaise sauce

Here is a simple but delicious Classic French recipe for Bayonnaise Sauce — Keto-ized. In English we call this Avocado Oil Mayonnaise. This is a Keto-rift on the Classic French Bayonnaise Sauce created in southwestern France about 120 miles below the wine region of Bordeaux, right above the border with Spain. It is called Bayonnaise … Read more

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Making Almond Milk and Almond Flour in your own kitchen

organic raw almonds

It is incredibly easy to make Almond Milk and Almond Flour in your own kitchen. And you can make them out of one cup of almonds! It’s nutritious, delicious, and cheap compared to buying the milk and the flour commercially. Let’s start with the money. I’m going to show you how to buy excellent quality … Read more

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The Best KitchenAid Stand Mixer Deals of 2020

I am going to start off by saying that I am to the core a comparison shopper. It simply is part of my nature. Part of it is that I love to shop. Not just buy, but actually shop. I see it as browsing through the Great Museum of Things. It doesn’t make any difference … Read more

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The Tale of the used Kitchen Aid Blender that made me money — the best investment ever!

Back in 2004, I got on a bread and pastry kick. I was making either a loaf of bread or some kind of pastry (or both) daily. And I decided after many years of putting it off, that I would finally bite the bullet and buy the KitchenAid standing mixer I had been salivating over … Read more

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All the wine glasses you need, without putting an addition on your home to house them.

it's all in the glass, pairing the wine glas to the wine

Do you really need to match the glass to the wine? The short answer is yes. These are all of the wine glasses you need. And here’s why. We think the best answer ever is from the Kitchen Professor: A $40 bottle of wine can taste like a $5 bottle if you drink it from … Read more

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Taking the First Step in Growing Your Own.

The key to great food is great ingredients. And the cleaner, fresher, and greener the ingredients are, the better the dishes we create from them taste. That is one of the major reasons French food is so fantastic. They buy fresh produce every day, picked that morning. Unfortunately, outside of a few major urban areas, … Read more

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The 15 Most Important Wine Terms to Know.

I have heard many people say they are so mystified about wine terminology that they are not sure where to begin. I’m going to share the fifteen most important wine terms to know and understand. So, hopefully, by the end of this article you won’t be one of those mystified people. (At least not about … Read more

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For the love of White Bordeaux.

I stayed with friends in Bordeaux in 2017. I have to admit I didn’t fully understand why Martine had tears in her eyes one evening when she opened a bottle of wine to begin our dinner. Wine is a fragile thing. That may be what underscores its beauty. Seven days earlier we had lunch in … Read more

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