French Bistro Dishes

A satisfying side dish.

A good potato gratin is all about balance. You want the potatoes cooked but not too cooked and the dish slightly saucy—not soupy or dry. The most important part, however, is the crusty, nicely browned top, which is what makes it a gratin. Game plan: This gratin can be completely made ahead.... Read More

Parisian Sweets for Mother's Day

Parisian Sweets for Mother's Day