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Articles on French

Veuve Clicquot Champagne: A History Lesson in Female Empowerment 02:22
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Veuve Clicquot Champagne: A History Lesson in Female Empowerment

While you're probably aware of Veuve Clicquot as a high-end Champagne brand, do you know the story...

11 Savory Pancakes from Around the World When You Need a Break from Syrup 01:46
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11 Savory Pancakes from Around the World When You Need a Break from Syrup

Hearing pancakes may trigger visions of syrup-dripping stacks for breakfast, but savory pancakes are...

New Orleans' Food Scene Is Rich with Surprising History
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New Orleans' Food Scene Is Rich with Surprising History

Two years ago, New Orleans turned 300, and the storied city that didn’t take Hurricane Katrina sitting...

Get to Know King Cake (And Why There's a Plastic Baby Hidden Inside) 02:38
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Get to Know King Cake (And Why There's a Plastic Baby Hidden Inside)

The intersection between the secular and the religious is a fair starting block for any exploration...

What Is the Difference Between a Dutch Oven and a French Cocotte?
What's the Difference

What Is the Difference Between a Dutch Oven and a French Cocotte?

These coveted cooking tools are a lot alike, so what is the difference between a Dutch oven and a...

5 Icons of the French Pastry Case That'll Make You Say J'Adore
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5 Icons of the French Pastry Case That'll Make You Say J'Adore

The pastry case at a French bakery can hold a dizzying array of baked goods. There are breads, cakes...

9 Tips for Making Macarons Worthy of Any Parisian Patisserie
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9 Tips for Making Macarons Worthy of Any Parisian Patisserie

Just in time for Valentine's Day, we're revisiting one of our most popular Chow-To episodes, in which...

How to Perfect a Croque Madame, the Comfort Food of France 00:39
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How to Perfect a Croque Madame, the Comfort Food of France

A criteria for any hangover brunch date, the croque madame is a classic French comfort food with a...

This Blue Cheese French Onion Soup Is the Best You'll Ever Eat
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This Blue Cheese French Onion Soup Is the Best You'll Ever Eat

French onion soup is the culinary equivalent of being curled up with a plush blanket in front of a...

Videos on French

French Recipes

Pork Chops with Apples and Mustard Sauce 19 Saves

Pork Chops with Apples and Mustard Sauce

Pork and apples are a classic combo, and are even better when joined by bacon, cream, white wine...

Easy Caramelized Onions 140 Saves

Easy Caramelized Onions

They add a savory and sweet note to anything they top.

Financiers 253 Saves

Financiers

A French cake that's more forgiving than madeleines and versatile to boot.