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Apple Tarte Tatin

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Strawberry Friands

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Daube Provencal

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This dish isn’t significantly different than Beef Bourguignon which is my cold-weather, large-group, make-ahead standard, but the orange zest and the extra vegetables are a nice twist on that recipe.  If you make this a day in advance, refrigerate overnight, and reheat (in a low oven) the next day, it will be even better.  In fact, I just finished making this a few minutes ago, took the photo above, and will be refrigerating it overnight so it will be ready to go for tomorrow’s Colts playoff game.

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Julia Child’s Clafoutis

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My friend Virginia Fox makes the best clafoutis that I’ve ever had, but since I didn’t have her recipe on-hand, I decided to go with the next best thing. Continue reading ‘Julia Child’s Clafoutis’

Steak au Poivre

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There is nothing I’ve cooked from Anthony Bourdain’s Les Halles Cookbook that I didn’t love, but this dish is my clear favorite.

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Profiteroles with Coffee Ice Cream

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I made these in lieu of a birthday cake for my father-in-law’s birthday dinner.  I made the shells a day in advance and warmed them back up in the oven just before serving, making them quick and easy when we were ready to eat them.

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Beef en Cocotte with Caramelized Onions

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