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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