Shrimp Cakes Dinner
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Shrimp Cakes for Dinner with Friends

Try these savoury, irresistible shrimp cakes with a gingery-lime mayonnaise and salad. With a little advanced preparation, they come together very quickly and, before you know it, an excellent light supper is on the table. On this particular evening, we shared the meal virtually with friends across the country. Through …

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Warm Winter Recipes from Provence
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My Warm Winter Menu from Provence

The following menu is for cold days, regardless of where you live in the world. These three recipes are easy to prepare. The soup can, and almost should be, made in advance to maximize the marriage of flavours. The slow-roasted lamb requires very little preparation time and even less monitoring …

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Make Simple Roasted Chicken or Guinea Fowl
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How to Make Simple Roasted Chicken or Guinea Fowl

Everybody has memories of lazy days when the smell of roasting chicken filled the home, and you couldn’t wait for supper. While there are countless chicken recipes to try, sometimes it’s so refreshing to find one that actually holds up to its name with a culinary trip down memory lane. …

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Provencal Lamb Daube Gedda
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Provencal Lamb Daube Inspired by Gui Gedda

Learning to cook traditional Provencal dishes with the legendary Gui Gedda is no exception. If you are lucky enough to find a copy of his culinary masterpiece Cooking School Provence you will glean wonders from the man that chefs around the world refer to as the Pope or Marcel Pagnol …

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Stuffed Aubergine Eggplant Zucchini Tomatoes
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Stuffed Zucchini and Baked Tomatoes for Vegetarians

It is common to find petits farcis, stuffed vegetables, on menus in Provence during the fall and winter months. Residents of Nice claim this dish as a local creation, part of the traditional Niçoise culinary repertoire. My versions of stuffed zucchini and baked tomatoes are suitable for vegetarian diets. These …

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Parsley and Mint Vinaigrette
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Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint Monet Style

The books Everyday Monet and Monet’s Palate Cookbook inspired these Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint and Parsley. This recipe salutes Monet’s dedication to the farm-to-table movement before it even had a title. Earlier this year, I received an incredibly thoughtful and generous gift (of the two books) in the mail recently from …

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Provencal Slow-cooked lamb shoulder
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Provencal Slow-Cooked Lamb Shoulder

Lamb is commonly found in French cuisine and, in particular, in Provence. Slow-cooked lamb shoulder is one of the easiest meals to prepare that gives you the satisfaction and robust flavours of a true homestyle meal. Enjoy this lamb recipe with roast potatoes, a crisp green salad, or pan-fried garlic …

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Provençal Herbed Salmon with Roasted Vegetables
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Provençal Herbed Salmon with Roasted Vegetables

Although today’s recipe for Herbed Salmon with Roasted Vegetables is Provençal, the story has links to Italy (our other love). And it all has to do with a little jar labelled Finocchio, the Italian word for fennel. Once, when Mark and I were in Scottsdale, Arizona, just after our move …

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Seafood Pot Pie
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Seafood Pot Pie Makes Every Day a Holiday

I think the healthiest thing that any of us can do is to look at each day as a holiday. Every day we have is a gift, and we should treat it as such. This recipe was posted in The New York Times around the holidays as a way to …

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Thanksgiving Roast Chicken Rosé Mirabeau Wine
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Thanksgiving Roast Chicken with Rosé Cranberry Sauce

There is nothing more straightforward and satisfying than roast chicken. Turkey is the go-to for most Thanksgiving tables in North America. However, it is not practical for a small group, and it’s a challenge to find turkey in France.

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