Bonne Saint-Valentin!

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Today I remember romantic ‘getaways’ in France … a night at the Opera Garnier, many walks along the Seine, a fabulous performance and dinner in Aix-en-Provence – many lovely memories with my husband in France. When we were in Le Chinaillon Vieux Village in the French Alps, summer swept over the land. The […]

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Three Savory French Cheeses – Délicieux!

Without a doubt all of us could enjoy a round-table discussion about all of the virtues and varieties of French cheeses.  Today, I share three of my favorite French creations that are elegant staples for almost any recipe or soirée. French Brie is a natural starting point – the so-called “Le Roi des Fromages” (King of Cheese) […]

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French Winter Olympic Notes

Just a few interesting notes today about France, fashion and – bien sur – the Winter Olympics!  France last hosted the winter games in 1992, officially at Albertville.  Though the opening and closing ceremonies and some skating events took place there, many surrounding villages were the sites for the bulk of the competitions. Among the […]

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