Category Archives: French Food

Caveman Foodies

I remember going to a French restaurant once, back when I was living in D.C. This place was pretty fancy and all the staff was actually French, so when I ordered my steak “rare” the friends I was with spoke … Continue reading

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Broken by Breakfast

MB and I are staying at an adorable B&B in Burgundy. The rooms are trés charmant, decorated with seasonal accents, the beds are sublime, we have a back patio over-looking the vineyards, there is even the requisite sweet old dog … Continue reading

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A Simple Dimple: My Ode to Cellulite

I am standing in the kitchen at a friend’s house watching as he prepares a huge pot of fondue. “Ehermergerd,” I say, “It looks SO good.” “Yeah,” my friend responds glumly.  “But not exactly fat free, huh?” “Oauis,” I reply.  … Continue reading

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Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose

“What tha…why is there a potato on that tombstone,” I turn, looking at MB questioningly.  We are on a tour of Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris. “Quoi,” he asks, looking towards the grave, apparently he doesn’t know why either. “Ah,” … Continue reading

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Bread is Pain Food!

Well here goes nothin’…Bread is Pain now officially has a food blog as well! Hopefully you will all love it and find some fabulous recipes.  I will be working on formatting over the next few weeks and please feel free … Continue reading

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Oh my stars!

That is the only reaction I can muster to this recipe.  I mean cookie/caramel/chocolate…yes please!  This dessert seems like the perfect thing to make while winter sputters out (and by sputter I mean still snowing outside…whaaaaa?!) and we eagerly get … Continue reading

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International Junk

Pizza Flavored Shapes.  Whittaker’s Chocolate Coconut Block.  Holiday Ham & Turkey Pimento Cheese.  TRISCUITS! One cold and wintery evening while living in Australia I drew a nice hot bath, plugged in my computer at the edge of the tub (yes, … Continue reading

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Just a little something new…

Just a little something new… Since I have been such a bad poster lately I thought I would double post this week and let my friends pick up the slack (an excellent way to make me look like I’m being … Continue reading

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No Flowery Dirt

My Mother is in town visiting and we are in the kitchen on her first night.  I’ve prepared some French treats and bought some of my favorite cheeses for her to try.  The first one I give her to taste … Continue reading

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Of Hospitals and Cheese Courses

Yes, I am being a slacker this week.  MB is having some health issues and afternoons at the hospital have proved to be uninspiring…except for the meals. Now granted, I haven’t been in the hospital in the U.S. since the … Continue reading

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