Adventures of an American cooking, eating and living in France

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Savory, Slow-braised, Spice-rubbed Leg of Lamb

Savory, Slow-braised, Spice-rubbed Leg of Lamb

It was my wife’s birthday a few weeks ago, and as is her tradition, she requested lamb and mushroom risotto for her birthday dinner. And I was happy to oblige. Luckily, there’s an awesome butcher just down the street from where we live. I don’t […]

A coq au vin recipe that’s it’s easier than it looks

A coq au vin recipe that’s it’s easier than it looks

When most┬ápeople think about French cooking, they probably think of highly complex dishes with a lot of steps. And that can be true for many, many recipes. However, just because a recipe may seem complicated and has a lot of ingredients, doesn’t mean it’s hard. […]