French Make-ahead

  • How To make Crepes
    25 min
    Vegetarian
    Homemade French crêpes are so much fun and surprisingly easy to make using a simple blender batter and a nonstick skillet. They can go sweet or savory, depending on your preference!
  • Mignonette Sauce for Oysters
    4 hrs, 15 min
    A classic accompaniment to raw oysters, mignonette sauce made with shallots, vinegar, and white pepper.
  • French Vanilla Ice Cream
    45 min
    Gluten-Free
    This homemade vanilla ice cream is made with a custard base, sugar, cream, and real vanilla beans. So classic, and so good!
  • Leeks Vinaigrette
    30 min
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
    A French classic, whole leeks are boiled, drained, then marinated in a Dijon vinaigrette.
  • French Ratatouille in a bowl
    1 hr, 50 min
    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan
    This luxuriously smooth and flavorful ratatouille recipe is well worth the effort. Vegetables are first browned, then roasted, then cooked in a tomato sauce. This ratatouille dish includes onion, garlic, zucchini, squash, bell peppers, eggplant, tomatoes, and fresh herbs.
  • Provencal New Potatoes
    1 hr
    Vegan, Vegetarian
    Small new potatoes, roasted with onions, garlic, tomatoes, olives, and herbes de Provence.
  • Provencal Potato Salad
    30 min
    Gluten-Free
    New potatoes or fingerlings tossed warm in a Dijon vinaigrette with capers, olives, garlic, and parsley.
  • Spinach Gratin Hard Boiled Eggs
    1 hr, 20 min
    Vegetarian
    Spinach gratin made with chopped blanched spinach, mixed with nutmeg infused béchamel, with hard boiled eggs and gruyere cheese. Gratin d'epinard aux oeufs.
  • Nicoise tuna sandwich
    40 min
    Pan Bagnat is the ultimate make-ahead picnic sandwich! Find some crusty bread, good quality canned tuna, a few choice toppings, and you're on your way. It seems fancy, but this French tuna sandwich couldn't be easier.
  • Close up photo of of crispy chicken thighs with cubed potatoes and greens visible in the dish. Serving fork and spoon are on the upper edge of the skillet. The chicken is sprinkled with herbs and a striped grey linen is behind the skillet.
    1 hr
    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Low Carb, Paleo
    Crispy skillet chicken is cooked in a flavorful lemon broth and served on a bed of Swiss chard, potatoes, and carrots. This bistro-style oven braised chicken with vegetables has everything you love about cozy comfort food.