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Les treize desserts

I love dessert. I’m fully in agreement with the slogan, “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” So once again, I think the French have got things just right with les treize desserts (lay trez daysehr), or the thirteen desserts. This … Continue reading

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Le réveillon de Noël

In a country known for the magnificence of its cuisine, two meals surpass all others: le réveillon de Noël (luh ray-vay-ohn duh noell) (Christmas Eve dinner) and le réveillon de Saint-Sylvestre (New Year’s Eve dinner).  Families used to attend Midnight … Continue reading

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